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CCEA seeks secretaries' committee views on doubling FCI buffer stock

Dec 19, 2013

CCEA seeks secretaries' committee views on doubling FCI buffer stock

According to existing norms, the FCI can maintain a maximum foodgrain stock of 26 million tonnes. The limit has not been revised since April 2005. #Economy #PolicyWatch #FCI #foodgrain #CCEA #National Food Security Act #Committee of secretaries
CCEA allows allocation of extra 5 MT foodgrains to BPL families

Sep 12, 2013

CCEA allows allocation of extra 5 MT foodgrains to BPL families

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs today cleared a proposal to allocate additional 5 million tonnes of foodgrain to BPL families this fiscal, entailing a subsidy of about Rs 9,471 crore. #NewsTracker #BPL #foodgrain #CCEA
India produces record pulses in 2012-13, low foodgrains output

Jul 22, 2013

India produces record pulses in 2012-13, low foodgrains output

The record pulses production augurs well for the country which is depended on imports to meet the shortfall of around 3-4 MT. #Numbers #Economy #Agriculture #Foodgrains #Pulses
Centre clears sale of 10.5 MT FCI foodgrains to control price

Jun 21, 2013

Centre clears sale of 10.5 MT FCI foodgrains to control price

The total subsidy for 10.5 million tonnes of foodgrains would be Rs 5,491 crore, sources said. #Economy #India #PolicyWatch #FCI #CCEA #Foodgrains
Food Bill ignores children's right to food: Trivedi

May 06, 2013

Food Bill ignores children's right to food: Trivedi

The Trinamool MP said the objective of ensuring "access to adequate quantity of quality food" cannot be met with the proposed legislation. #Trinamool Congress #Lok Sabha #PolicyWatch #Dinesh Trivedi #Foodgrains