Food Corporation of India


Shanta Kumar Committee Recommendations

Issues with Food Corporation of India India has come a long way from the time it was struggling with food shortages way back in 1960. Now instead of shortages India faces a problem of plenty and lack of storage facilities.…


Buffer Stock & Buffer Norms in India

The Food Corporation of India is the main agency for procurement, storage and distribution of food grains. In addition to the requirements of wheat and rice under the Targeted PDS, the Central Pool is required to have sufficient stocks of…


Shanta Kumar Panel Recommendations and Restructuring the FCI

India was the most successful beneficiary of the green revolution. The revolution made the country self-sufficient in terms of the buffer stocks and food requirement of the people which in its early years remain dependent on food aid. Food Corporation…