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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
Govt to give farmers power, seeds subsidy in case rains fail

Jun 05, 2015

Govt to give farmers power, seeds subsidy in case rains fail

Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh today held a meeting with senior officials of India Meteorological Department, which earlier in the week had revised monsoon forecast to "deficient", triggering drought fears. #Economy #NewsTracker #Agriculture #Monsoon #IMD #Diesel #Rural development #Foodgrains #Radha Mohan Singh #water resource
Food ministry not keen to cut subsidy after BJP rout in Delhi polls

Feb 18, 2015

Food ministry not keen to cut subsidy after BJP rout in Delhi polls

The eight-member panel -- which was set up in August 2014 under the chairmanship of BJP MP Shanta Kumar to recommend a complete overhaul of FCI -- had submitted its report last month. #Economy #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #BPL #FCI #Food Ministry #Food subsidy #Foodgrains #Shanta Kumar panel
 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 may allocate extra 5 MT grains for BPL families on Thursday

Jul 10, 2013

Centre may allocate extra 5 MT grains for BPL families on Thursday

As of 1 July, foodgrain stocks in government godowns more than doubled to 73.9 MT, compared with a requirement of 31.9 MT.

#Economy #India #PolicyWatch #CCEA #Foodgrains #BPL families
 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
Govt claims temporary labour shortage reported due to MGNREGA

May 03, 2013

Govt claims temporary labour shortage reported due to MGNREGA

Temporary shortage of labour has been reported during the peak agriculture season because of the employment guarantee scheme under MGNREGA but the country's overall foodgrain production has not been affected, the government said today. #Agriculture #TheySaidIt #MNREGA #Foodgrains #labour #SHortage #Farm Labour
HC to monitor probe in multi-crore rupee foodgrain scam in UP: SC

May 01, 2013

HC to monitor probe in multi-crore rupee foodgrain scam in UP: SC

The Supreme Court today allowed the Allahabad High Court to monitor the probe in multi-crore rupee foodgrain scam in Uttar Pradesh which is being investigated by CBI. #Uttar Pradesh #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #High Court #Foodgrains