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Saturday, Feb 29, 2020


Feb 16, 2020 19:10
Both its supporters and critics have valid points: Leakage did go down, but exclusion also went up read more
Jan 16, 2020 06:00
More than 40% of India’s workforce is still employed in agriculture, according to data from the 2017-18 Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) conducted by the National Statistical Office (NSO). read more
Dec 31, 2019 23:21
Since the introduction of biometric-based authentication, 10.55 lakh beneficiaries have not availed their wheat quota in the last one-and-a-half year v read more
Dec 06, 2019 20:04
They partly do. But for an improved outcome, it needs a Centre-state credit-sharing mechanism read more
Oct 23, 2019 09:53
In last 12 months, 3 million people in Rajasthan haven’t turn up to claim ration from Fair Price Shops for two months in a row 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
Jul 14, 2019 20:54
PDS portability will help them, but education, health, voting must follow read more
Jul 03, 2019 16:44
In a first-of-its-kind mechanism in the country, the Andhra Pradesh government is contemplating revamping the public distribution system by introducing supply of essential commodities directly to the doorsteps of the consumers as and when they order. read more
Jul 03, 2019 09:11
The budget comes months before the states of Maharashtra and Jharkhand go to polls and as the prospect of a drought looms large in many parts of the country. One useful source for what to expect in this year’s budget is the BJP manifesto for the 2019... read more
Jun 08, 2019 00:03
Officials ruled out hunger as the cause of Ramcharan Munda’s death and said he died of heat stroke. read more
Jun 07, 2019 04:43
On Thursday, Hussain was on a surprise inspection drive and had ordered an inquiry against three fair price shops for alleged irregularities. read more
Jun 01, 2019 04:16
Electronic point of sale (e-PoS) is an Aadhaar-linked biometric-based authentication system for the efficient distribution of ration under the public distribution system. read more
Feb 20, 2019 15:07
Introducing choice in the PDS bets too much on technology, and can’t side-step the need for procurement reform. read more
Feb 08, 2019 23:09
The alleged irregularities in the PDS took place during the previous Bharatiya Janata Party government led by Raman Singh and the investigation of the case was handed over to the anti-corruption branch (ACB) of the Chhattisgarh police headed by Gupt... read more
Jan 24, 2019 14:06
Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel has initiated more than a dozen probes in cases such as the PDS scam, Jhiram Ghati attack, DPR Scam and others in the last one month. read more