National Food Security Act (NFSA) Current Affairs, GK & News

ONORC Scheme Operational in Entire Country

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 of Assam, all the 36 states and union territories have now started issuing ration cards ..

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Introduction of Millets in Mid – Day Meal Scheme

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 POSHAN scheme. What is the plan? The central government has asked the state governments and ..

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DBT approved for Mid-Day-Meal Scheme

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 11.8 crore eligible students. This will provide a boost to Midday Meal programme. Monetary assistance ..

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Mera Ration Mobile App- Highlights

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 by the government in association with the National Informatics Centre (NIC). It was developed in ..

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Five more states/UTs added under “One Nation One Ration Card”

On May 1, 2020, the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution approved the integration of five states and Union Territories under “One Nation One Ration Card”. These states include Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu and Himachal Pradesh. Highlights With the addition of these states and union territories, ..

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