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
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
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
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
Food Ministry has chalked out plans for supplying fortified wheat and rice flour via PDS.
15 May 2017 6:32 PM
Directive from Paswan aims to end confusion and promote transparency in disbursal of subsidy amount.
24 Apr 2017 3:08 PM
Some complaints were received regarding consumers being asked to furnish Aadhaar details to get ration.
11 Mar 2017 10:30 AM
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