Tag: Food & Public Distribution

India is fully capable of harnessing with the best scientific minds that we have in our country, says Secretary Consumer Affairs

National Test House (NTH) under Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution celebrates ‘Azadika Amrit Mahotsava- India @75’ Two-days webinar (11 & 12 August, 2021) on emerging fields in Science and Technology begins today DELHI : 11 AUG 2021  National Test House (NTH) under Department of Consumer Affairs, Ministry[Read More…]

Legal Metrology Office issued 183 notices to e-commerce entities for violation of mandatory declaration regarding Country of Origin

183 notices served in last 12 months DELHI : 10 AUG 2021  The Union Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today informed that the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011 under the[Read More…]

Centre is running the longest ever exercise of distributing free food grains to people during this pandemic time: Secretary

Centre is running the longest ever exercise of distributing free food grains to people during this pandemic time: Secretary, Department of Food & Public Distribution 278.25 LMT foodgrains allocated for Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana 3 & 4 for the benefit of most vulnerable Record wheat procurement of 433.24 LMT[Read More…]

7 crore people of Maharashtra get free foodgrains under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana during May-June 2021

Food Corporation of India holds adequate stock to ensure uninterrupted supply till November Mumbai 05 JUL 2021 Nearly 7 crore people of Maharashtra and 5.32 lakh people of Goa have benefitted by the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) during the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic during May-[Read More…]

As a result of above series of consistent actions by Government of India, declining trend in the prices of pulses and oilseeds is being witnessed

In a consistent effort to crackdown on prices of essential commodities like pulses, Govt. of India has issued a landmark order imposing stock limits on Pulses applicable to wholesales, retailers, millers and importers Stock Limits and Movement Restrictions on Specified Foodstuffs (Amendment) Order, 2021 has been issued with immediate effect[Read More…]

Centrally Sponsored Pilot Scheme on "Fortification of Rice & its Distribution under Public Distribution System" was launched for a period of 3 years beginning in 2019-20

Centrally Sponsored Pilot Scheme on “Fortification of Rice & its Distribution under Public Distribution System” was launched for a period of 3 years beginning in 2019-20

To address anemia and micro-nutrient deficiency in the country,Centre expedites capacity of the fortification of rice to increase from 15,000 MT to 3.5 lakh MT by incentivising and creating awareness among rice millers The Centrally Sponsored Pilot Scheme on “Fortification of Rice & its Distribution under Public Distribution System currently[Read More…]

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