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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......

15 killed, 14 injured in terror attack in China's Xinjiang

Fifteen people were killed and 14 others injured when militants armed with knives and bombs attacked crowds at a food street in China's restive northwestern Xinjiang province, official media......

BJP has little room or need for others

Narendra Modi's ministry expansion makes disdain clear for others who are supposedly allies, quite unlike the Vajpayee-led National Democratic Alliance. Kavita Chowdhury reports Only one ally of......

Maharashtra govt mulls ration card, Aadhaar link-up

The Maharashtra government is mulling a proposal to link ration cards with Aadhaar numbers so as to enhance the Public Distribution System (PDS) in the state. The move is being planned with a view......

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......

'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

  Web results for Food And Public Distribution
Enough rice stock for supply via PDS

12:03 am Chennai: Tamil Nadu Food Minister R Kamaraj has said that the State has sufficient rice in stock for supply through the Public... ...

http://freepressjournal.in/enough-rice-stock-for-supply-via-pds/
IMA plans to give soft skill training to 2.5 lakh doctors

On his installation as national president of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) here, on Sunday, for two years, Chennai-based Padma awardee Dr A... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/ahmedabad/ima-plans-to-give-soft-skill-training-to-2-5-lakh-doctors/
New Delhi turns up for Raghuvar Das coronation amid tribal stir

RANCHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah and a host of party heavyweights will be present at the oath-taking ceremony at Birsa... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ranchi/New-Delhi-turns-up-for-Raghuvar-Das-coronation-amid-tribal-stir/articleshow/45665419.cms
Direct sellers want time-bound framing of separate regulation

elcoming the formation of an inter ministerial committee to look into their issues, direct sellers have asked the government to frame a separate... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/direct-sellers-want-time-bound-framing-of-separate-regulation-114122800122_1.html
Maratha face may replace Devendra Fadnavis as BJP's Maharashtra chief

The names of Bandra MLA Ashish Shelar, union minister of state Raosaheb Danve and Solapur MLA Subhash Deshmukh are doing the rounds to replace... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report-maratha-face-may-replace-devendra-fadnavis-as-bjp-s-maharashtra-chief-2047484

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