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Tuesday, Aug 11, 2020
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Food grain

Jul 10, 2020 03:10
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 30 announced the extension of the provision of free rations to 800 million people until November. read more
Jun 03, 2020 23:07
Cabinet approves ordinances to dismantle all barriers in farm trade and guarantee assured prices for farmers. Essential Commodities Act to be read down. read more
May 20, 2020 17:19
According to an official statement released after the cabinet meeting, ex-post facto approval was given for allocation of foodgrains from the central pool to approximately eight crore migrants at 5 kg per person per month for May and June free of cost. read more
Apr 29, 2020 18:00
Some feel that the government must expand the well-stocked PDS system to cover all individuals, irrespective of whether they have a ration card or not, for at least six months. While this must be done, the government must also fast-track the ONORC scheme read more
Apr 28, 2020 23:57
A three-judge bench headed by justice NV Ramana passed the order in a plea by a petitioner who highlighted the plight of migrant labourers because they did not have local identity proof. read more
Apr 28, 2020 22:22
The special police officers (SPOs) appointed by the Pune police are providing support to people living in slums read more
Apr 23, 2020 19:19
The casual labourers are one of the hardest-hit sections of the society because of the ongoing nationwide lockdown restrictions, which were initially enforced on March 25 for 21 days and then further extended for another 19 days till May 3, to contain the spread of Covid-19 outbreak. read more
Apr 10, 2020 22:35
The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday transferred an amount of Rs 48.17 crore as the maintenance allowance for 4,81,755 street vendors, rickshaw pullers, auto drivers, e-rickshaw drivers, porters and other daily wage labourers. read more
Oct 15, 2019 19:48
The scheme needs a higher budget. Finance it by rationalising the regressive subsidy regime read more
Oct 11, 2019 22:42
Ludhiana teachers pool money to feed govt school kids read more
Aug 28, 2019 02:30
Kelaram Majhi from the neighbouring village of Kupui said, “We have also not received grains for those months. Eighty-one cardholders of the village have decided they will not take any PDS ration till they get their pending foodgrain.” read more
Aug 23, 2019 00:24
Unfortunately, there is no high frequency income or consumption data for the Indian economy. What we do have is monthly data for rural wages, which is available until June 2019. read more
Aug 15, 2019 02:00
Soon after the flooding, the Kalyan tehsildar initiated a survey of the affected houses across the city and rural parts of Kalyan and Dombivli. read more
Jul 24, 2019 04:32
Release of food grains after verification through e-point of selling machines (e-POS) has also helped prevent wrongful sales. read more