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Aug 10, 2017
ICMR head Soumya Swaminathan calls current state of affairs 'unsatisfactory', lays out new vision for health"There are only a few medical colleges in the country that encourage and promote the culture of research and we need to ensure that in the coming years many more medical colleges and medical college faculty get involved in research,” says Soumya Swaminathan, director of the Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR)
Apr 25, 2017
LPG subsidy success: Modi govt's give-it-up campaign will now ask people to forego food subsidiesThe Union food ministry has asked all the state governments to work on the Give-It-Up campaign under the Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS)
Mar 09, 2017
Why Aadhaar card mandatory for rations, asks HC in noticeThe public interest litigation filed by NGO Delhi Rozi Roti Adhikar Abhiyan sought quashing of the Centre's February 8 notification that made it mandatory for beneficiaries to possess Aadhaar cards for purchasing subsidised food grain under the National Food Security Act (NFSA).
Feb 09, 2017
Govt makes Aadhaar mandatory for availing foodgrains from ration shopsThe government said, subsidised foodgrains will not be sold to anyone not having Aadhaar after June 30.
Jan 26, 2017
Arun Jaitley likely to scrap PDS sugar subsidy in budget, save Rs 4,500 croreAt present, the scheme has a target of 40 crore beneficiaries of below the poverty line (BPL) families.
Jan 20, 2017
Procurement and distribution of food grain will improve because of Digitisation, says PaswanUnion Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan on Thursday said the shift towards digitisation will help improve the efficiency of procurement, storage and distribution of food grain.
Sep 05, 2016
Chhattisgarh PDS scam: Raman Singh govt says the Congress has just dreamt it upThe Raman Singh government has dismissed the PDS (public distribution system) scam as a figment of the imagination of the Congress
Feb 10, 2015
Govt frees non-PDS kerosene from regulatory controlWith a view to ease the availability of market-priced kerosene, the government has freed sale of non-PDS kerosene from regulatory control.
Dec 11, 2014
Storm in teacup: Food Security Act may leave 19 lakh families in Assam's tea gardens hungryApprehensive about a looming food crisis that may befall on them from January next year, workers in Assam tea gardens are hoping that life won't be a struggle anymore in their already hand to month existence.
May 27, 2014
Paswan to focus on improving PDS, cutting food priceWith his latest victory from Hajipur seat in Bihar, Paswan will enter Lok Sabha for a record ninth time.