Targeted Public Distribution System Current Affairs, GK & News

Targeted Public Distribution System

Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS) was introduced in India from June 1997. Currently this system is operated under the joint liability of the central and state /UT governments. TPDS is currently working in the entire country. Responsibility of Central Government Under TPDS, Central government is responsible for procurement, allocation and transportation of the food grains ..

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Duare Ration Scheme declared void

The Calcutta High Court has recently held that West Bengal Government’s Duare Ration Scheme is illegal. Key facts A Division Bench of the Calcutta High Court held that the Duare Ration Scheme ultra vires the National Food Security Act, 2013 (NFSA). It called the scheme illegal as it coincides with the National Food Security Act, ..

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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. ..

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