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A day after SC rap, Gujarat falls in line, says it's ready to implement Food Security Act

Feb 02, 2016

A day after SC rap, Gujarat falls in line, says it's ready to implement Food Security Act

A day after SC rapped it for non-implementation of National Food Security Act, Gujarat government on Tuesday said it is prepared to implement the Act. #India #Gujarat #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Maneka Gandhi #Nitin Patel #National Food Security Act
SC raps states including Gujarat for not implementing Food Act

Feb 01, 2016

SC raps states including Gujarat for not implementing Food Act

The PIL alleged that parts of states like Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, Haryana and Chattisgarh had been hit by drought and the authorities were not providing adequate relief. #Prashant Bhushan #NewsTracker #MGNREGA #Food Security Act #National Food Security Act #Ministry of Agriculture #National Disaster Relief Fund
'Is Guj not part of India?' Supreme Court raps states for not implementing MNREGA, other schemes

Feb 01, 2016

'Is Guj not part of India?' Supreme Court raps states for not implementing MNREGA, other schemes

The Supreme Court today came down heavily on certain states for not implementing welfare legislation National Food Security Act, saying that why a state like Gujarat is not implementing the law passed by Parliament. #Prashant Bhushan #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #NREGA #MGNREGA #government schemes #National Food Security Act
Cabinet approves India's stand on food security at WTO

Jan 20, 2016

Cabinet approves India's stand on food security at WTO

The food security issue is related to several developing nations which provide subsidised foodgrains to the poor. #Economy #NewsTracker #Agriculture #World Trade Organisation #Food security #Foodgrains #Nairobi Package #Special Safeguard Mechanism
Food security or scarcity? Protests break out in Kashmir Valley against rationalisation of subsidy

Dec 26, 2015

Food security or scarcity? Protests break out in Kashmir Valley against rationalisation of subsidy

Protests have broken out in different parts of Kashmir against the government's move to implement National Food Security Act (NFSA) in the state from February next year. #Jammu and Kashmir #NewsTracker #Omar Abdullah #National Conference #Mirwaiz Umar Farooq #Protests #National Food Security Act #All India Hurriyat Conference #BJP-PDP alliance
Months before polls, CM Mamata Banerjee promises rice at Rs two per kilo to seven crore residents

Dec 18, 2015

Months before polls, CM Mamata Banerjee promises rice at Rs two per kilo to seven crore residents

West Bengal's new food security scheme will benefit over three crore people, taking the total number of subsidised food recipients to seven crore. #Mamata Banerjee #NewsTracker #West Bengal #Jangalmahal #Food security scheme #Left Wing Extremism #West Bengal Assembly elections
J&K to set up commission for food security act to oversee NFSA

Dec 08, 2015

J&K to set up commission for food security act to oversee NFSA

The Jammu and Kashmir government has decided to set up a State Food Commission to oversee execution of the National Food Security Act (NFSA), which the state will implement "directly" from 1 February , and has begun a massive drive to enroll more than 1.19 crore beneficiaries. #NewsTracker #National Food Security Act (NFSA) #The Jammu and Kashmir government
Midday meals to be tested every month under new rules

Oct 02, 2015

Midday meals to be tested every month under new rules

Midday meals provided to students of schools should be mandatorily tested by accredited labs each month for quality and nutrition under new rules notified by the government which will also make available an allowance if food is not given. #NewsTracker #midday meals #Food Security Act 2013 #Mid-Day Meal Rules #Food and Drugs Administration
Socio-economic survey data show UPA's food and land bills were misdirected

Jul 04, 2015

Socio-economic survey data show UPA's food and land bills were misdirected

The number of households considered deprived in the Socio-Economic Census of 2011 suggests that the food security law is hopelessly misdirected at a lot of ineligible non-poor. #UPA #BJP #InMyOpinion #Land Acquisition Act #Land Bill #NDA #Food Security Act #Socio-Economic Census of 2011