National Food Security Act (NFSA)
The Calcutta High Court has recently held that West Bengal Government’s Duare Ration Scheme is illegal. Key facts A Division Bench of the Calcutta High Court held that the Duare Ration Scheme ultra vires the National Food Security Act, 2013 ..
Category: Legal & Constitution Current Affairs
State Ranking Index for National Food Security Act (NFSA) 2022 was released by Central government recently. In the index, Odisha has emerged as number one state in India. Odisha’s Ranking Odisha was ranked first, for bringing resilient food systems in state, ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2022
With the adoption of “One Nation One Ration Card (ONORC) in Assam, this scheme has become operational in entire India. Key Points Assam became the 36th state to adopt One Nation One Ration Card food security scheme. With the addition ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2022
The Government of India is to include millets in the mid day meal scheme. This is being done to enhance the nutrition in children. The announcement was made by the Ministry of Education. It is to be implemented by PM ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Union Education Minister, Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, has approved proposal to provide monetary assistance through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) to students under Mid-Day meal scheme. Who will benefit? Direct benefit Transfer of cooking cost component if Mid-Day-Meal scheme will benefit ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2021
The central government has launched the “Mera Ration Mobile App” in the country on March 12, 2021. This app was launched in order to facilitate the ‘One Nation-One Ration Card’ system. About Mera Ration Mobile App The app was developed ..