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'Crops likely to be better than 2009 drought year'

August 16, 2012 2:13 pm

Foodgrains output this year is likely to surpass that of the 2009 drought year,the government said today.

Special vehicles to transport foodgrains: Govt

February 13, 2012 3:29 am

Even as the government’s efforts at augmenting foodgrain storage capacity to meet requirements of the National Food Security Bill

Cong demands package for Gujarat farmers

December 17, 2011 3:14 am

The state Congress today demanded that Chief Minister Narendra Modi should immediately come out with a package similar to that announced by the Maharashtra government for the farmers growing cotton,potatoes and food-grains.

HC seeks details on foodgrain rotting in state

July 22, 2011 3:58 am

Allahabad high court on Thursday issued notices to the state government and FCI seeking explanation on foodgrain rotting in the open in the state.

Import of foodgrains,milk products up 15.8%

January 07, 2011 3:35 pm

India's imports of sensitive items,including foodgrains and milk products,have gone up by 15.8 per cent to Rs 33,912 crore during the April-September of the current fiscal,from Rs 29,292 crore a year-ago.

Centre’s gaffe forces BPL families to buy grains at higher prices

November 21, 2010 2:31 am

The 35 lakh-or-so BPL families in the state have been forced to buy about half of foodgrains from the Public Distribution System at higher prices than they are entitled to.

‘180 lakh tonnes of foodgrains for Central pool lying in open in 4 states’

October 11, 2010 1:30 am

BJP national secretary Dr Kirit Somaiya today said the Central government was not concerned about the rotting foodgrains despite having been reprimanded by the Supreme Court.

98 pc ‘damaged’ wheat rotted due to poor storage

September 09, 2010 10:41 pm

As the debate over rotting foodgrains rages in the country,the survey of wheat stocks found damaged in Punjab is throwing up some answers.

Stock 1-month quota of grains in advance: J-K govt to FCI

September 08, 2010 1:15 pm

19,600 Mts of rice have been issued by the FCI during the first week of the current month.

SC rap: Govt to allot 2.5 MT foodgrains for BPL families

September 02, 2010 7:44 pm

The govt has decided to release foodgrains to states for distribution among the poor.