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Delhi HC Ruling on Door-to-Door Ration Delivery scheme

The Delhi High Court (HC) recently scrapped a proposed scheme of the Delhi cabinet. The scheme was to supply rations at the doorstep of beneficiaries through government empanelled direct-to-home delivery agencies. Who opposed the scheme and why? In 2018, the Delhi cabinet approved a scheme called ‘Mukhya Mantri Ghar Ghar Ration Yojna’. But the scheme ..

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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 ..

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Buffer Stock & Buffer Norms in India

The Food Corporation of India is the main agency for procurement, storage and distribution of food grains. In addition to the requirements of wheat and rice under the Targeted PDS, the Central Pool is required to have sufficient stocks of these in order to meet any emergencies like drought/failures of crop, as well as to ..

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