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Jet fuel cost up 2.6 pc; non-subsidised LPG price hiked by Rs 19

This is the second straight monthly increase in rates warranted due to firming up of prices in the international market.

01 Jan 2020 5:34 PM

Economic Survey: Rationalisation of burgeoning food subsidy bill

Govt had pegged food subsidy bill at Rs 1,84,220 crore for 2019-20 as against Rs 1,71,298 crore last year.

04 Jul 2019 2:16 PM

Government asked to contain rising food subsidy bill

Food bill is estimated to be Rs 1,38,123 crore in 2018-19 against the actual expenditure of Rs 1,04,901 crore in 2017-18.

07 Aug 2018 9:16 AM

Govt keeps selling price of PDS grains unchanged for 1 more year: Paswan

Foodgrains via ration shops are supplied at a highly subsidised rate of Rs 3 per kg for rice, Rs 2 per kg for wheat.

18 May 2018 4:04 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


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

Aadhaar not must for getting rations in J-K till June

Some complaints were received regarding consumers being asked to furnish Aadhaar details to get ration.

11 Mar 2017 10:30 AM

79 crore reaping benefits of cheap foodgrain: Paswan

Food Minister has asked states to name those who have left so that they could also get cheaper foodgrains.

10 Mar 2017 4:32 PM