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Aug 21, 2018
Kerala floods: Govt to supply 89,540 tonne foodgrains, 100 tonne pulses, says union minister Ram Vilas PaswanFood Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday said 89,540 tonne of foodgrains and 100 tonne of pulses will be supplied for free to flood-hit Kerala for distribution among those who are not covered under the food security act
Aug 07, 2018
Parliamentary panel asks government to contain rising food subsidy billThe food subsidy is estimated to be Rs 1,38,123 crore in the 2018-19 fiscal as against the actual expenditure of Rs 1,04,901 crore in 2017-18.
Jan 29, 2018
In his first budget address, President Ram Nath Kovind reiterates govt's pledge to double farmers' income by 2020President Kovind in his budget address says it is result of hard work of farmers that there has been a record production of more than 275 mn tonnes food grains
Jan 16, 2018
Budget 2018: Food subsidy bill may swell by 10% to around Rs 1.60 lakh cr in fiscal 2019The focus of the food ministry in the next fiscal would be on making ration shops portable within a district initially and later within a state.
Jan 08, 2018
Agriculture sector growth likely to be higher than CSO estimate of 2.1%, says ministryThe agriculture sector is expected to grow higher than projected 2.1 percent growth by the Central Statistics Office for the current fiscal, following better Rabi crop prospects
Nov 23, 2017
JAM trinity of Jan Dhan, Aadhaar and mobile has helped govt save over Rs 64,000 cr subsidy: Narendra ModiJAM trinity of Jan Dhan accounts, mobile numbers and Aadhaar has helped save $10 billion toward subsidy, says Narendra Modi
Nov 17, 2017
Bihar's foodgrains production reached record high in 2016-17, says state agriculture departmentFoodgrains production in Bihar reached a record high, both in terms of total produce and per hectare yield, in last financial year, state agriculture department said.
Jun 09, 2017
GST rollout will make foodgrains, milk, veggies up to 5% cheaper, says finance ministryThe government has exempted cereals, pulses, atta, maida and besan from the GST, which will be implemented from 1 July.
Jan 20, 2016
Cabinet approves India's stand on food security at WTOThe food security issue is related to several developing nations which provide subsidised foodgrains to the poor.
Jun 05, 2015
Govt to give farmers power, seeds subsidy in case rains failAgriculture 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.