SHORT TAKES | Govt cuts food subsidy by Rs 4,524 crore
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SHORT TAKES | Govt cuts food subsidy by Rs 4,524 crore

The government on Friday brought down the food subsidy by reducing the offtake quantity of foodgrains for above poverty line and below poverty line families, and marginally hiking the issue price for the first category. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved the proposal, which is expected to reduce subsidy by Rs 4,524 crore in the current fiscal.Gadaria gang member killed Notorious dacoit Sobran Gadaria (40) was killed in an encounter with the Special Task Force (STF) and the range police at around 11 am on Friday near Umarnala in the jungles of Pagmahua under Narwar area in Shivpuri district.Govt passes orders on Shikshakarmis The State Government on Friday issued orders for facilities to Shikshakarmis in the state of Madhya Pradesh.Notice served on BMHRC Trust While the State Government expressed its inability in resolving the Bhopal Memorial Hospital & Research Centre (BMHRC) impasse, Registrar Public Trust Rajesh Ongre on Friday served a notice on the BMHRC Trust in response to a petition moved by Bhopal Gas Peedit Sangharsh Sahyog Samiti convener Sadhna Karnik and Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) leaders P N Verma and M K Balan.

india Updated: Jan 07, 2006 17:38 IST

First Published: Jan 07, 2006 17:38 IST