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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......

Nanded: RTI activist who exposed scam found dead

A Right to Information activist who was in the forefront in exposing corruption in Public Distribution System, foodgrain and fuel distribution in the Marathwada region has been found dead in......

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......

Modi's village adoption plan has potential to transform rural India

Each ‘adarsh village’ should have piped drinking water, connectivity to the main road, electricity supply to all households, library, telecom and broadband connectivity including CCTVs......

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......

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......

'Ticket distribution system needs to get better'

International Cricket Council CEO Haroon Lorgat on Saturday criticised the police lathicharge on fans seeking tickets for the India-England World Cup clash in Bangalore, saying the fiasco was......

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Shunmugham
Q. If BJP comes to power, will it bring back BLACK MONEY in foreign banks?Review PETROL PRICING policy? Strengthen PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION system?
Shunmugham:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/if-bjp-comes-to-power-will-it-bring-back-black-money-in-fore/27255692/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. BJP may not be able to do so as most of the industrial houses ,who r funding BJP campaign have black money in tax heavens.BJP can not review petrol...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/best-bet-for-checking-inflation-of-food-cost-is-to-build-a-g/26975714/answers/27255713

Shunmugham
Q. INFLATION IN r/o day to day essential commodities are mainly due to HOARDING and MIDDLEMEN. Unless we strengthen the PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM, this can never be checked. But not many people are talking about that. Any com?
Shunmugham:  A. yes sir you are right, more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/inflation-in-ro-day-to-day-essential-commodities-are-mainly-/26646040/answers/26975719

manasi bhadouria
Q. Why there is shortage of electricity in UP ?
Manasi Bhadouria:  A. coorect but who will do inflation is a part of politics more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-there-is-shortage-of-electricity-in-up-/26160522/answers/26646055

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