NFSA: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Rajasthan to provide free food grains till November

The Rajasthan government has announced that it is going to provide free foodgrains to the beneficiaries under the National Food Security Mission till November 2020. The beneficiaries will be provided five kg of wheat per person and one kg of gram per family under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana as well as the ..

States, UTs lifted 44 lakh tonnes under PMGKAY-2

A total of over 44 lakh tonnes food grains have been lifted by the States and Union Territories till date under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana – 2. The Consumer Affairs Ministry has declared that a total of 201 lakh tonnes of food grains will be distributed among 81 crore beneficiaries under the ..

One Nation One Card scheme kick-started in four more states

The Ministry of Consumer Affairs has started the ‘One Nation One Card’ scheme in four more states of the country, namely, Jammu and Kashmir, Manipur, Nagaland and Uttarakhand. All these states have been integrated into this platform and with this move; this scheme is now operational in 24 states / UTs in the country. One ..

Tackling Anaemia

Even though India has was to dramatically reduce the number of people living in extreme poverty from 306 million people living on less than $1.90 (on a PPP basis) a day in 2011 to 48 million today, it is puzzling to see why it has been unable to show a similar dynamism in its record ..