Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said on Sunday that the National Food Security Act will be implemented in the remaining States next month to bring the whole country under

The govt has earmarked Rs 1,34,835 crore as food subsidy for 2016-17

Consumer Affairs and Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said on Thursday that by April the National Food Security Act (NFSA) was likely to cover all States and Union Territories.

Citizens can now monitor performance of officers of the Delhi Government’s Food, Supplies & Consumer Affairs Department online.

The Centre on Thursday extended by three months the deadline by which States should roll out the National Food Security Act that provides for distribution of concessional foodgrains to 75 per cent

PATNA: The central government is committed to ensuring food to everyone by fully implementing the National Food Security Act (NFSA) across the country by July 14, said Union minister of food and co

Union Minister Ramvilas Paswan said on Sunday only five States had fully implemented the National Food Security Act, 2013 and seven others had done so partially so far.

Poor infrastructure in the way of legal entitlement of foodgrain for poor

This will further inflate the Centre's subsidy calculation on account of the new law, once it is implemented

The central government has decided to widen the acceptability of its biggest social security initiative, the National Food Security Act, by agreeing to equally share the financial burden of transportation of grain and commission for ration-shop owners with state governments.

The projects will collectively augment the storage capacity of FCI by about 1,25,060 metric tonnes (MT), out of which 53,000 MT is likely to be completed by March 2014

Food Corporation of India (FCI) is in the process of augmenting its infrastructure in North-East to implement the National Food Security Act.