Rice fortification Current Affairs, GK & News

Standards for fortified rice kernels (FRKs)

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) recently decided to operationalise standards for fortified rice kernels (FRKs). Key Points Standards for fortified rice kernels will be operationalised with immediate effect, in order to strengthen national-level fortification programme in India. The draft regulation on “standards for FRKs” has been framed and notified on May ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Distribution of Fortified Rice

The supply of fortified rice through the Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS) under the National Food Security Act (NFSA), by 2024 has been approved by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs that is chaired by PM Modi. Overview: As part of the food subsidy, the Central Government will be bearing the entire cost of Rs. ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Rice under all scheme to be fortified by 2024

While addressing the nation on 75th Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced to provide fortified rice to poor under various schemes. Key Points This decision was taken in order to address the problem of malnutrition in India. Providing nutrition to every poor person India is a priority of the government. This decision was taken ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: