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India to restore 26 million acres of degarded land, says PM Modi

'Sadly, land degradation affects over two-thirds of the world today,' Modi said

15 Jun 2021 6:59 AM

Patralekha Chatterjee | Pay heed to shadow pandemic of hunger

Globally, there is a red alert about the shadow pandemic of hunger in the time of COVID-19

03 Dec 2020 9:56 AM

Union Cabinet formally extends free ration under PMGKAY till November this year

The minister said that the scheme will benefit more than 80 crore people in the country.

09 Jul 2020 1:52 AM

Prime Minister pitches for ration card unity of India

Today's address to the nation was an attempt by the PM to put speed on his next project of bringing India under one welfare umbrella.

30 Jun 2020 8:25 PM

Budget 2019: Programmes to be accelerated, red tape reduced in 'New India': FM

NDA in its first term set the ball rolling for 'New India' with strident commitment to fiscal consolidation, said Sitharaman.

05 Jul 2019 12:33 PM

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State provides food security to 90 per cent people: Mamata Banerjee

Mamata said that we also provide rice and wheat through PDS to the families of tea garden workers and to the Toto tribe in north Bengal.

01 Sep 2018 2:38 AM

Tobacco area, output decline as farmers shift to other crops

The tobacco area has declined by 14.56 per cent to 3.99 lakh hectares in 2016-17 from 4.67 lakh hectares in 2014-15.

13 Aug 2018 2:29 PM

India’s arid lands, thirsty crops

India’s water crisis stems from a thorny mix of economic, geographic and political factors.

13 Jun 2018 1:20 AM

Leafy towns can firefight urban heat: Urban farming boosts nutritional security

It is time we graduated from food security to nutritional security.

09 Apr 2018 2:21 AM

Social stigma stops families to procure outside help

Here is what new research found.

02 Mar 2018 12:25 PM

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India not blamed for stonewalling WTO talks for first time: Suresh Prabhu

As regards the food security issue, the minister said that India was keen to have a permanent solution.

17 Dec 2017 6:36 PM

Pushing for food security, Suresh Prabhu aims to call WTO member's meeting

India has been keenly pushing agriculture issues at the WTO.

17 Dec 2017 6:19 PM

Gulf crisis: Qataris stock food in advance fearing shortage of food

Though Qatar is 1 of the wealthiest countries in the world, it relies heavily on imported food from Saudi Arabia, UAE among other places.

06 Jun 2017 3:39 PM

Focus on nutritional security of 23 cr PDS members: Paswan

Food Ministry has chalked out plans for supplying fortified wheat and rice flour via PDS.

15 May 2017 6:32 PM

Bangladesh caught between food and fuel needs

Plans to turn grain into ethanol to make fuel; could hurt food security, say experts.

02 May 2017 5:22 AM

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Modi wants 'Give It Up' LPG campaign for food subsidy

Govt is overburdened with a huge overall subsidy bill of Rs 2.4 lakh crore projected in Budget 2017.

25 Apr 2017 1:01 PM

Display subsidy from Centre, states: Paswan to PDS outlets

Directive from Paswan aims to end confusion and promote transparency in disbursal of subsidy amount.

24 Apr 2017 3:08 PM

Govt to launch Rs 6,000-cr 'SAMPADA' for food processing

Programme aims to integrate current and new schemes aimed at reducing food wastage and doubling farmers' income.

12 Apr 2017 5:17 PM

Aadhaar now mandatory for buying PDS foodgrains

Earlier, it was essential not compulsory to produce Aadhaar card for buying wheat, rice and kerosene at PDS shops.

09 Feb 2017 5:36 PM

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