Food Corporation of India

Shanta Kumar Committee Recommendations

March 11, 2015

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. FCI which was entrusted the responsibility of...

Buffer Stock & Buffer Norms in India

March 5, 2015

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 these in order to meet any emergencies...

Shanta Kumar Panel Recommendations and Restructuring the FCI

February 10, 2015

Critically bring out the distortions in the food procurement system and food policy throwing light on the major recommendations of the recent report by Shanta Kumar Panel.