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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......

Rice at Rs2/kg: DMK says its possible

Claiming that supply of rice at Rs 2 per kilogram via the public distribution system and supply of free television sets to the people was feasible, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam on Sunday assured......

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......

President Pranab's address to Parliament: The transcript

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday addressed the first joint sitting of Parliament as mandatorily required under the Constitution after the general elections. The address is the political,......

Analysis: What's behind the Naveen wave in Odisha?

The 67-year-old Naveen Patnaik hasn’t only received a clear-cut mandate for an unprecedented fourth term but also done it on his own. From distributing tickets to planning party......

Now, Bihar to monitor PDS through laptop

The state of Bihar will now monitor the public distribution system (PDS) through laptops to check corruption and to provide help to those living below poverty line (BPL), to get their monthly quota......

Flagship schemes: CAG to go public with reports

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh may not be happy with the way the apex auditor of the country, Comptroller and Auditor General of India, goes public with its findings, but the office of the CAG is......

City Beautiful to get smart with biometrics

Siphoning off food and fuel meant for the poor has made India's public distribution system ineffective.To get over the leakages, Chandigarh has hired the services of information technology......

Problem of plenty gives food security plan a boost

Punjab and Haryana, the two national granaries for the public distribution system, are likely to face a storage capacity shortage of 5.5 million tonnes in the rabi wheat procurement season that......

Delhi may kick off direct subsidy plan

Delhi may become the first state to move to direct cash pay-outs of subsidies on kerosene sold through the public distribution system (PDS).The petroleum ministry said it has "welcomed" a proposal......

  People speak for public distribution scheme

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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.  more

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

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. Probably another 40% will go to election fund. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-govt-is-not-able-to-run-public-distribution-system-like-/25988948/answers/26337175

Mahesh Gopal Shanbhag
Q. Can we expect fall down of market before or after budget
Mahesh Gopal Shanbhag:  A. People are expecting fall in prices of commodities because the new government has been given full majority and there is no pull and pressure from...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/can-we-expect-fall-down-of-market-before-or-after-budget/25988948/answers/14656753

hari nadham
Q. what do u expect from coming budget?
Hari Nadham:  A. strengthing of public distribution system - for avialability of rice,oil & cereals - land reforms at panchayat levels to make way for housing...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-do-u-expect-from-coming-budget/14655243/answers/16619551

antnkt
Q. what are the demerits of right to information act
Antnkt:  A. In right to information one has to deposit a crosed postal order of a particular sum towards the fees and a request to the question or query which...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-are-the-demerits-of-right-to-information-act/16619541/answers/15759014

  Web results for Public Distribution Scheme
Joint Commissioner conducts inspection

Joint Commissioner conducts inspection — By FP NEWS SERVICE , August 30, 2014 01:39 am Thikari : Joint Commissioner Indore, Chetna Bhojdaar... ...

http://freepressjournal.in/joint-commissioner-conducts-inspection/
ICDS Fails to Reach Children in Similipal

BALASORE: At Gudugudia anganwadi centre, eggs are hardly given in the lunch to children flouting new guidelines of the Government that egg curry... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/odisha/ICDS-Fails-to-Reach-Children-in-Similipal/2014/08/30/article2405568.ece
Leader of Bakken drug ring gets 20 years prison

A federal judge sentenced the leader of an interstate drug ring to 20 years in prison Friday for his role in a major trafficking operation that... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/leader-of-bakken-drug-ring-gets-20-years-prison-news-others-oi4c7ibggegdb.html
Financial inclusion

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first major step towards alleviating poverty especially by looking at that segment of the population which may not... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/letters/financial-inclusion/article6363254.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
The Migrants' Dilemma

The hundreds of multi-storeyed residential complexes skirting as far as the horizon and an equal number of corporate houses functioning from... ...

http://www.fridaygurgaon.com/news/5341-the-migrants-dilemma.html

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