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Global Food Prices Rise 33% in a Year

Recently, a World Bank report was released which said that prices of a number of food commodities have increased sharply over the last twelve months and global food prices are up 33% in July from a year ago. The report says that prices of maize were up 84% in July from a year ago, sugar ..

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Current Affairs : July 12, 2011

Naresh Chandra Task Force Government to set up Task Force to review the existing National Security System The Task force to suggest the measures to fortify the security machinery in the non-conventional areas of the Country The Task Force set up under the chairmanship of former Cabinet Secretary Mr. Naresh Chandra The members of the ..

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National Food Security Mission

Background:To meet the growing food grain demand, National Development Council in its 53rd meeting adopted a resolution to enhance the production of rice, wheat and pulses by 10, 8 and 2 million tons respectively by 2011 with an outlay of Rs. 4,882 crore under National Policy for Farmers in the Eleventh Five Year Plan.The proposed ..

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