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Bihar has availed only half of its food grains quota: Paswan

Jun 08, 2014

Bihar has availed only half of its food grains quota: Paswan

Given that Bihar gets 4.69 lakh tonnes of foodgrains per month from the Centre for distribution to beneficiaries, it has procured only seven lakh tonnes out of its quota of 14 lakh metric tonnes in the past three months, he told reporters here during his first visit to Bihar after being appointed a Cabinet minister in the Narendra Modi government last month. #NewsTracker #bIhar #food grains #Ram Vilas Paswan #Food Security Act #Bihar government
Food security act: HC sends notice to Centre, seeks modification of rules

May 28, 2014

Food security act: HC sends notice to Centre, seeks modification of rules

A division bench of Chief Justice G. Rohini and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw sought the central government's response by 27 August. #NewsTracker #Delhi High Court #food grains #Food Security Act #Notice
Tripura govt to create buffer food stock due to rail line disruption

May 21, 2014

Tripura govt to create buffer food stock due to rail line disruption

The Tripura state government is set to create buffer stock of foof grains due to disruption of rail line to Agartala. #Assam #Tripura #Agartala #Lunding #rail line disruption #buffer food grain stock
India set for record food grain production this year, says Sharad Pawar

Jan 15, 2014

India set for record food grain production this year, says Sharad Pawar

Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar today said the country's food grain production this year is likely to surpass the previous record of 259.29 million tonnes achieved in the 2011-12 crop year. #Sharad Pawar #NewsTracker #Agriculture #food grain production
CCEA approves outlay of Rs 12,350 cr to boost foodgrain production

Sep 20, 2013

CCEA approves outlay of Rs 12,350 cr to boost foodgrain production

The National Food Security Mission (NFSM) was launched in 2007-08 with an outlay of Rs 4,882.48 crore for the 11th Five Year Plan (2007-12) and succeeded in meeting its objective of raising foodgrains output by 20 million tonnes (MT). #NewsTracker #CCEA #food grain #National Food Security Mission

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CCEA approves outlay of Rs 12,350 cr to boost foodgrain production

Sep 18, 2014

How to cook the perfect cornbread

Do you like this US classic sweet and dense or savoury and crumbly? Do you season with bacon fat, and add cheese or chillies? Or do you avoid it altogether in favour of bread made from wheat? How to make the perfect bagels How to make the perfect old...
CCEA approves outlay of Rs 12,350 cr to boost foodgrain production

Sep 17, 2014

CREATURE FEATURE

When I was at the pet store to get food for my cat, I saw a couple of brands that were labeled "grain-free." I also saw one that's supposed to be "gluten-free." What does that mean? "Grain-free" is the hottest new pet food trend, with more and more o...
CCEA approves outlay of Rs 12,350 cr to boost foodgrain production

Sep 17, 2014

Common food myths debunked

Doesn't it seem like every week there is another new food fad? One expert saying low fat is the way to go, another telling you cut out the carbs or go gluten-free. [WEB EXTRA: 6 myths about organic foods | Are organic foods safer? ] The nutrition bus...