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Disabled excluded from welfare schemes from time immemorial: HC

Persons with disabilities have been excluded from welfare schemes "from time immemorial", the Delhi high court said on Wednesday and asked the Centre to consider providing them ration based on......

Give free ration to 8 cr migrants within 15 days: Centre to states

As hundreds of migrants continue to travel a long distance in this COVID-19 crisis, Union Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Saturday appealed to state governments to immediately lift food grains......

Govt announces free food grain for migrants for 2 months

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday announced free distribution of 5 kg food grains and 1 kg 'chana' for next two months to approximately 8 crore migrants who do not have either central......

85 districts haven't reported COVID-19 cases in 14 days: Govt

A total of 85 districts in 25 states and Union territories have not reported any fresh COVID-19 case in the last 14 days, while 16 districts have not registered new coronavirus infections in 28......

Why 100 million Indians are left out of the food ration system

A recent study shows that more than 100 million people are excluded from the public distribution system because the central government insists on using 2011 population figures to calculate......

India's ration story: Mounting stocks but hungry mouths

A study by eminent economists, by Jean Drèze, Reetika Khera and Meghana Mungikar released few days back shows that more than 100 million people are excluded from the PDS because the central......

FCI to get Rs 2.15 trillion as food subsidy in 2020-21

This is the highest in the past five years and almost 24 per cent more than last year. The Food Corporation of India (FCI) will borrow a whopping Rs 1.36 trillion from the National Small Savings......

Budget hikes food subsidy, but cuts it for fertilisers

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has brought down the budgetary allocation for the fertiliser subsidy for FY21 to Rs 71,309 crore, from the RE of Rs 79,998 crore for FY20,  while increasing......

Aadhaar-based PDS reforms fail the last-mile test

Last-mile verification with Aadhaar-Based Biometric Authentication have the worst record among other options available to check PDS pilferage. So the Centre’s insistence on that option......

Budget 2018: What economists want from Jaitley

The economists who signed the letter included Jean Drèze , Abhijit Banerjee, Ajit Ranade, Jayati Ghosh, Kirit Parikh, Mihir Shah, Rohini Pande, and Vijay Joshi Sixty prominent economists on......
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How Can Centre Say Food Security Act Has No Link to Poverty Alleviation, Asks Delhi HC

Replying to the PIL, the ministry contended that NFSA has no link with poverty alleviation and its goal is to ensure food security for 67 per cent... ...

https://www.news18.com/news/india/how-can-centre-say-food-security-act-has-no-link-to-poverty-alleviation-asks-delhi-hc-2784375.html
NFSA beneficiaries to get cashless Covid treatment

“The state government will reimburse the cost of Covid-19 treatment of patients who are covered under NFSA,” said Raghu Sharma, health... ...

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/jaipur/rajasthan-nfsa-beneficiaries-to-get-cashless-treatment-for-covid-in-private-hospitals/articleshow/77469119.cms
Lifting and distribution continue for PDS rice under NFSA and PMGKAY

To ensure availability of foodgrains, specially rice, across the State. PDS rice under National Food Security Act (NFSA) and Pradhan Mantri Garib... ...

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45% of central funds for rural jobs, subsidised food spent till July due to Covid-19...

According to the central government data, till July 2020, around 45% of Rs 1,01,500 crore for NREGA and 44% of 1,15,569 NFSA funds for the current... ...

https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/45-of-central-funds-for-rural-jobs-subsidised-food-spent-till-july-due-to-covid-19-crisis/story-7Lyj8edgn1RuEabBTgBDZJ.html
Now, 24 states under 'One Nation One Ration Card'

Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan on Saturday, reviewed the progress of 'One Nation One Ration... ...

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/adding-four-more-states-24-states-in-the-country-get-linked-to-one-nation-one-ration-card/articleshow/77314342.cms

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