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Corruption in FCI is frightening; revamp report addresses root causes: Shanta Kumar

Jan 24, 2015

Corruption in FCI is frightening; revamp report addresses root causes: Shanta Kumar

Problems will be there, but someone will have to start from somewhere, says Kumar who headed the panel on restructuring Food Corporation of India #Congress #Food Corporation of India #Opposition #Food Security Act #amendment #Shanta Kumar #FCI restructuring
Revamping Food Corp: Panel wants Food Security Act changed but will BJP bite the bullet?

Jan 23, 2015

Revamping Food Corp: Panel wants Food Security Act changed but will BJP bite the bullet?

The report of the High Level Committee on Reorienting the Role and Restructuring of Food Corporation of India submitted to the Prime Minister on Wednesday, makes a slew of suggestions. #Economy #food #HowThisWorks #minimum support price #Ashok Gulati #Food Corporation of India #FCI #farming #National Food Security Act #Gautam Pingle
Odisha to introduce Food Security Act soon: Patnaik

Jan 07, 2015

Odisha to introduce Food Security Act soon: Patnaik

The new Act would ensure equitable distribution of food grains to all with focus on tribals, slum dwellers and other vulnerable sections of the society, the Odisha chief minister said in the session on agriculture and food security. #Economy #TheySaidIt #Naveen Patnaik #Odisha #States #Food Security Act #Irrigation #Farm mechanisation #Agricultural credit
Message from latest nutrition numbers: Food security law is flawed, rework it now

Dec 23, 2014

Message from latest nutrition numbers: Food security law is flawed, rework it now

With the number of states that have implemented the Food Security Act still stuck at 11, it is time someone sees reason #Narendra Modi #Government #PDS #Food Security Act #Nutrition #NSSO survey #Nutritional Intake in India 2011-12
Amartya Sen now sees PM Modi in new light, despite secular concerns

Dec 22, 2014

Amartya Sen now sees PM Modi in new light, despite secular concerns

Amartya Sen, one of Modi's biggest critics before the Lok Sabha election, is now reassessing him on many aspects except his secular credentials - where Sen remains a critic #Narendra Modi #Amartya Sen #Health #NREGA #Education #Food security #Secularism #Diesel Subsidy