Food and Public Distribution: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Inclusion of All eligible disabled persons under NFSA 2013

Published: August 24, 2020

The Department of Food and Public Distribution of the Central Government of India has addressed the matter of including all eligible disabled persons under the National Food Security Act, NFSA 2013 to all State Governments and UTs. Key highlights All States and UTs have been asked for the inclusion of the eligible disabled persons as ..

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States seek extension of free food grains scheme

Published: June 18, 2020

The states of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Punjab and Tamil Nadu have requested the food ministry to extend the scheme that provides free grains to 80 million people from April to June this year. Under this scheme the beneficiaries would get 5kg of wheat or rice each month. This scheme also provides 1kg of pulses for ..

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