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Food security scheme: Delhi govt misleading public, says BJP

The Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday termed as misleading the announcement of implementation of food security scheme by the city government and said it will meet the same fate as other......

Bihar to provide biometric cards to PDS beneficiaries

In order check irregularities, Bihar has decided to introduce biometric cards in the Public Distribution System,officials said on Monday.Minister for Food and Consumer Protection Shyam Rajak said......

Look where rice meant for the poor goes

If you have ever wondered why India's public distribution system has failed to feed millions of its poor,here is some help.On Monday, the civil supplies department of the Tamil Nadu government......

Over 1,42,000 people rescued in flood-hit J&K so far

Over 1,42,000 people have been rescued from the flood-ravaged parts of Jammu and Kashmir so far, as the relief operations launched by the Armed forces entered the 12th day on Saturday. “Armed......

Kashmir floods: As water levels recede 4 lakh wait to be rescued

Water levels have started receding in Srinagar and telecommunication has been restored in parts of the city after it faced the worst floods in decades. Kashmiri people hold a man as he falls from......

5 steps to contain food inflation

A 2005 Planning Commission report had arrived at a rather alarming conclusion that for every four rupees spent on the public distribution system, only one reached the intended beneficiary.......

Govt spends Rs 3.65 to deliver foodgrain worth Re 1!

It costs the government Rs 3.65 to deliver Re 1 worth of food to people under the Public Distribution System, reveals the preliminary assessment of the programme by the Independent Evaluation......

How Chhattisgarh transformed its corrupt ration shops

Chhattisgarh proves no cash transfer or Aadhar is needed to make the public distribution system work. Viewed from a ration shop in Surguja in the largely poor tribal north of Chhattisgarh, the......

The real moral failure in the food security Bill debate

A widening food entitlement under the notoriously leaky public distribution system, rather than through direct cash transfers, is self-evidently a giant step backward in rationalising the provision......

Indian economy - A victim of two experiments?

India's monstrous public distribution system ensured that the government, and not private players, became a huge hoarder of food grains, writes M R Venkatesh. The Economic Survey 2012 provides......

'The demand for a sequel to Andaz Apna Apna is unbelievable!'

The prolific Rajkumar Santoshi has no recollection of the day Andaz Apna Apna released! "Has that film completed 20 years? Wow!" Santoshi exclaims incredulously. "Its......

  People speak for food and public distribution

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ANKIT
Q. NAME ALL THE CABINET MINISTER AND THEIR WORK
ANKIT:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/name-all-the-cabinet-minister-and-their-work/27509861/answers/

Shunmugham
Q. Best bet for checking INFLATION of food cost is to build a good PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM. This will eliminate exploitation by middlemen and benefit the farmers and consumers alike. But no political party wud do that because election funds come from middlemen, from ONION etc. Any com?
Shunmugham:  A. Prime Minister and Council of Ministers - India S.no Portfolio NameCabinet Ministers1 Prime Minister and also in-charge of the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/best-bet-for-checking-inflation-of-food-cost-is-to-build-a-g/26975714/answers/27509874

Siachen
Q. Food Security scheme of distributing 35 kg grains to BPL ration card holders only @ Re.1.00, Rs.2.00 & Rs.3.00/kg of coarse grain. wheat and rice respectively. The BPL Ration Card holders as of now stand at 26.5% Rural sector & 10.5% Urban; thus a total of 37% only as against the publicized coverage of 67%. It means only 37% of the people only be benefitted under thus scheme, if at all it is successfully implemented. Your views, pl.?
Siachen:  A. yes sir you are right, more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/food-security-scheme-of-distributing-35-kg-grains-to-bpl-rat/26337124/answers/26975719

Mahesh Gopal Shanbhag
Q. Can our Govt start Economical ,Hygienic & Affordable breakfast,lunch- thali & dinner- thali from their Public Distribution System for Aam Aadmi ? Be positive & honest in your views.
Mahesh Gopal Shanbhag:  A. Probably another 40% will go to election fund. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/can-our-govt-start-economical-hygienic--affordable-breakfast/26150913/answers/26337175

Mahesh Gopal Shanbhag
Q. Why Govt is not able to run Public Distribution system like Big Bazar,Reliance Fresh or D- Mart ?
Mahesh Gopal Shanbhag:  A. this is a Joke Sir :))) more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-govt-is-not-able-to-run-public-distribution-system-like-/25988948/answers/26150929

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Helpless in heaven

I was a prisoner for seven days, said Nishit Dholabhai, a tourist from Delhi who was in Srinagar from September 4 to 10. He stayed in a building in... ...

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Regional Experts Meet In Bangkok To Discuss Scale-Up Of Rice Fortification In Asia

BANGKOK Adding essential vitamins and minerals to rice is a cost-effective way to address micronutrient deficiencies in many Asian countries and... ...

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Medical Marijuana Inc.'s HempMeds Unveils New CBD-Rich Products at Natural Products Expo East

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Bahlsen North America Celebrates 125 Years With Birthday Cake Recipe Contest

From the Wires "Waiting on Martha" Blogger Mandy Kellogg Rye Wins Grand Prize for Her Dark Chocolate Ganache Cookie Cake Recipe Sep. 16, 2014... ...

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Making reforms work for the poor

MAKING GROWTH HAPPEN IN INDIA: A ROAD MAP FOR POLICY SUCCESS V Kumaraswamy Sage; 272 pages; Rs 650 India's economic growth depends on a number... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/making-reforms-work-for-the-poor-114091601464_1.html

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