Essential Commodities News
All outdoor activities including the movement of people and vehicles shall be strictly prohibited between 10 PM and 5 AM except for health, law and order, transport of essential commodities
All the senior officers of the DPIIT have been assigned specific states with which they continuously interact and urge upon the state functionaries to initiate action on pending issues.
Coronavirus Outbreak: World's biggest lockdown likely to cost Rs 7-8 lakh cr to Indian economy, say analysts
Prime Minister Modi is likely to detail the post-lockdown scenario in an address to the nation on Tuesday morning.
Getting India back in the fast lane: Factories, industrial units should be allowed to resume under supervision, writes Naveen Jindal
Many industrial units in India have their own townships. Whether in Bokaro, or Greater Noida, or in Tuticorin, they are often self-contained.
Coronavirus Outbreak: DPIIT to monitor real-time status of transport, delivery of essential commodities
The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) has set up a control room to monitor in real-time the status of transportation and delivery of essential commodities amid the coronavirus lockdown in the country
Union Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Wednesday said the government is monitoring the availability of essential commodities in the market amid nationwide lockdown for next 21 days to check the spread of coronavirus outbreak
Coronavirus Outbreak: E-commerce players flag delivery disruption as lockdowns being imposed in various parts of country
With lockdowns being imposed in various parts of the country to contain the spread of coronavirus, e-commerce players, including Amazon India, on Monday faced disruption in the delivery of even essential products to their customers
Coronavirus Outbreak: Narendra Modi asks corporates to maintain production lines of essential commodities, prevent black marketing
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday asked Indian companies to maintain production lines of essential commodities and ensure there is no hoarding as well as black marketing in the wake of the country fighting the coronavirus outbreak
If the farmer protests escalate, it will stoke inflation, apply brakes on economic growth and hamper Narendra Modi’s prime ministerial aspirations in 2019.
States have been asked to create a robust Information Management System of prices, production, availability, unscrupulous trading, hoarding and black marketing
Defending the hike in freight rates that would rake in Rs 4,000 crore more, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday said it would have minimal impact on the transportation of commodities and would not affect the prices of essential items like foodgrains, fertilisers and urea.
BJP President Amit Shah on Monday said that prices have come down since Narendra Modi came to power at the Centre and that the downward trend could continue further in the current month.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh today directed massive crackdown against hoarding of essential commodities including onion and potatoes in Delhi and asked the administration to take steps to control price rise.