Food Corporation of India
Payments worth Rs 171,000 crore have so far been transferred directly into the accounts of the farmers.
Government of India refutes media reports claiming India planning to import wheat, says the country has sufficient stock
The Department of Food and Public Distribution clarified that there is no plan to import wheat as there is sufficient stock in India.
Govt refutes New Indian Express’s report on FCI’s involvement in rice scam, says distribution is state govt responsibility
Government refuted claims of involvement of FCI in the alleged 'rice scam' where the Assam raided a godown and seized one lakh bags meant for distribution to the poor was being repackaged by a private company.
‘Journalist’ Tavleen Singh thinks only people below poverty line get free ration: Read who is eligible under National Food Security Act
Tavleen Singh tweeted her confusion over the number of people going to be benefitted under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY)
This is the best system, earlier, it was in control of Arhtiyas: How Direct Benefit Transfer is changing the lives of farmers in Punjab...
As of now, payments are being made to farmers through DBT on the basis of the Aadhar cards and the quantity of crops brought by them to the Mandis.
Arhtiyas call off strike after Punjab govt modifies software allowing them to get paid for foodgrain procurement from farmers
The Arhtiyas withdrew the strike after the CM assured them that they will remain an integral part of the food grain procurement system
Punjab farmers refuse direct payment of MSP, arhtiyas and labourers stage protests and block sale of food grains at mandis
Majdoor Union leader in Punjab said that if centre's direct benefit transfer scheme is implemented, it will destroy farmers
FCI fact-checked AAP, posted photos of Delhi Mandi where procurement is happening since April 1.
Modi govt rescues Punjab govt from a financial crisis that would prevent it from procuring foodgrains from farmers: Details
Loan of almost ₹ 90000 by state procurement agencies in Punjab would have become NPA, preventing them from further procurements
‘FCI has optimally used state storage facilities and Adani Silos, no loss to the exchequer as suggested by the CAG,’ clarifies Ministry of Consumer...
Rejecting CAG assessment, ministry said that optimal utilization does not mean whole capacity at Adani Silos will be used all the time
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