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Latest Articles in food ministry

Centre Says 28 States/UTs Start Lifting Grains For Free Distribution Under PMGKAY

The Food Ministry said that the state-run Food Corporation of India (FCI) has already positioned sufficient foodgrains in all states and UTs for the successful implementation of the scheme.

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3 more states, UT linked to One Nation One Ration Card scheme

3 more states, UT linked to One Nation One Ration Card scheme

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India's Food Ministry Seeks Over $28 Billion For Food Subsidies

Food Corp had to borrow from the market, pushing its overall external borrowings to 2.19 trillion rupees ($30.81 billion) as of Oct. 31, 2019, according to disclosures made in Parliament.

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Centre Makes Standard Format For Ration Cards, Asks States To Follow It

Under the initiative, eligible beneficiaries would be able to avail entitled foodgrains under the National Food Security Act.

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Sugar Import Duty Hiked To 50% To Support Domestic Prices

The food ministry had proposed increase in import duty on the grounds that fall in local prices will affect millers' capacity to pay cane dues to growers.

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Food Ministry Seeks $20 Billion In subsidies For 2016-17

India's food ministry wants Rs 1.40 trillion in subsidies for the next fiscal year, a rise of 13 per cent from the previous year, to run a mammoth food welfare programme after two successive droughts

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Food Ministry Seeks $14 Billion In Subsidies

There's an outstanding food subsidy bill amounting to about 560 billion rupees that still has to be settled by the finance ministry

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