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Cash Transfer of Food Subsidy

On 21st August, 2015 notification was issued for the implementation of the Cash Transfer of Food Subsidy Rules, 2015, under the National Food Security Act, 2013. The Rules aim for Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) for food grains on pilot basis in UTs of Chandigarh and Puducherry.  The Rules stipulate that the DBT scheme shall be […]

Shanta Kumar Committee Recommendations

Issues with Food Corporation of India India has come a long way from the time it was struggling with food shortages way back in 1960. Now instead of shortages India faces a problem of plenty and lack of storage facilities. FCI which was entrusted the responsibility of providing benefits to farmers at the grass-root level […]