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Cutting food subsidy to cash transfer: Panel suggests steps to revamp FCI

Jan 22, 2015

Cutting food subsidy to cash transfer: Panel suggests steps to revamp FCI

The eight-member committee, was set up in August 2014 under the chairmanship of BJP MP Shanta Kumar, to recommend a complete overhaul of the way the mammoth organisation, FCI, functions. #Narendra Modi #TheySaidIt #Food Corporation of India #Ram Vilas Paswan #Food subsidy #Direct Cash Transfer #Panel #wheat rice
Govt hopes to cut subsidy bill by Rs 23,400 cr; sets up high-level panel for FCI revamp

Aug 21, 2014

Govt hopes to cut subsidy bill by Rs 23,400 cr; sets up high-level panel for FCI revamp

The terms of reference of the panel are to study various models of restructuring or unbundling of the FCI and suggest the best-suited model to improve its operational efficiency and financial management. #India #Wheat #Agriculture #MSP #minimum support price #farmer #Subsidy #Himachal Pradesh #Food Corporation of India #FCI #food grain #Restructure #Panel
ISIL's latest economic weapon in Iraq Controlling wheat supplies

Aug 14, 2014

ISIL's latest economic weapon in Iraq Controlling wheat supplies

Fighters from the Islamic State have overrun large areas in five of Iraq's most fertile provinces, where the United Nations food agency says around 40 percent of its wheat is grown. #World #India #Wheat #NewsTracker #USA #Iraq #United States of America #Kurds #islamic-state #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #US withdrawal from Iraq #ISIL #ISIS #Caliphate #wheat production #Yazidis
Indian born scientist Sanjaya Rajaram winner of World Food Prize

Jun 19, 2014

Indian born scientist Sanjaya Rajaram winner of World Food Prize

More than 480 high-yielding wheat varieties bred by Rajaram have been released in 51 countries on six continents and have been widely adopted by small and large-scale farmers alike. #India #Wheat #NewsTracker #Sanjaya Rajaram #World Food Prize #Norman E Borlaug #CIMMYT