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Govt Assesses Jute Bags Of 46 Lakh Bales Required To Pack Foodgrains Next Crop Season

The Centre had fixed raw jute trading at Rs 6,500 per quintal which had dried the trading market causing raw jute shortage for the mills

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Majority Of Food Law Beneficiaries Satisfied With Quantity, Quality Of Foodgrains: Govt

Minister of State for Food and Consumer Affairs Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti said the government is implementing scheme of 'Concurrent Evaluation of Implementation of NFSA' and getting the functioning evaluated by different monitoring institutions from time to time.

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Food Corporation Supplies 48 Lakh Tonne Foodgrains To States Under PMGKAY

During the pandemic period, since March 25, 2020, FCI has issued total 1,062 lakh tonne of foodgrains under various government schemes.

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About 32 Lakh Tonne Foodgrains Lifted By States Under PMGKAY

Government of India will bear full expenditure of over Rs 26,000 crore on account of cost of foodgrains, intrastate transportation etc. as part of Central assistance to states/UTs

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Railways registers 18 pc increase in freight from Oct 1-8 as compared to last year

Railways registers 18 pc increase in freight from Oct 1-8 as compared to last year

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8 LMT foodgrains allocated to States/UTs under Atma Nirbhar Bharat package: Govt

8 LMT foodgrains allocated to States/UTs under Atma Nirbhar Bharat package: Govt

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203 lakh ton food grains to be provided free to 81 Crore people for 5 months till November, says Javadekar

203 lakh ton food grains to be provided free to 81 Crore people for 5 months till November, says Javadekar

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Cabinet Approves AtmaNirbhar Bharat Package For Allocation Of Foodgrains To Migrant Workers

The allocation will ease the hardships faced by migrants and stranded migrants due to economic disruption caused by COVID-19.

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Here's Why Agro Food Is The Solution For India's Nutritional Crisis

The author believes that there is a simple yet effective solution for this problem - we need to start strengthening our agro community and encourage the consumption of high-quality agro food products

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Govt Aims Record 273 Million Tonnes Foodgrain Output In 2017-18

The country is likely to produce an all-time high 273 million tonnes of foodgrain in the 2017-18 crop year starting July and maintain 4 per cent farm growth, anticipating a good monsoon

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Display Foodgrain Subsidy At Ration Shops: Centre To States

State governments should display at PDS shops the foodgrain subsidy borne by both the Centre and states that will prevent the latter from hijacking the credit for selling highly-subsidised grains to the poor

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Government Brings Back 10 Per Cent Tax On Wheat Imports

India on Tuesday imposed a 10 per cent import tax on wheat with immediate effect, reinstating the tariff after a gap of nearly four months that saw large overseas purchases

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Govt Sees Record Foodgrain Output At 271.98 Million Tonnes For 2016-17

India's foodgrain output is likely to hit a record 271.98 million tonnes in the 2016-17 crop year ending June, buoyed by good monsoon after two years of drought

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India's Wheat Imports Rise Above 5 Million Tonne, Biggest In Decade

India has bought more than five million tonnes of wheat since mid-2016, already its biggest annual purchase in a decade, after it began an import campaign to meet a supply shortfall left by two years of lower production.

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Government Agencies Will Not Import Wheat For Now, Says Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan

Government agencies will not import wheat at least in the near term, Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said on Friday , as private players ramped up overseas purchases following a rally in local prices

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