60 per cent of ration shops routinely remain closed during working hours.

The Comptroller and Auditor General of India has said in an audit report on the Food Corporation of India (FCI) that more than 4.72 lakh tonnes of wheat valued at Rs700.30 crore got damaged in Punjab till March 2016 due to delay in implementation of the private entrepreneur scheme which was expected to increase the storage capacity of foodgrains

The paper presents a case for a phased rolling out of direct benefits transfer (DBT) for Food in India.

The farmers are in trouble because the glut means that the value of the crop has gone down

UPLI NAGNI, TEHRI-GARHWAL: The words 'seed capital' take on a whole new meaning in the hills of Uttarakhand.

The Telangana Social Development Report 2017(TSDR) presents a statistical profile of the social sector in the state of Telangana, drawing on data from various rounds of NSSO supplemented by Census data, for the districts comprising the state prior to district re-organisation in 2016.

Launching a major move to liberalise agricultural markets in the country, the Centre circulated among the states a draft model law seeking to break the monopoly of traditional APMC mandis and allowing states to set up a unified platform and also private players to set up individual market yards.

This study analyzes the long-term impact of India’s Food Security Act on its domestic rice market and the international market for rice.

In India, peri-urban areas are too often neglected. Many people live in poverty and face increasing marginalisation and food insecurity. Yet peri-urban agriculture could be a major contributor to poverty alleviation and food security.

The Economic Survey of Maharashtra is a concerted endeavor of Directorate of Economics and Statistics, Planning Department, which is prepared every year and the same is presented in the Budget Session before the State Legislature. The present publication for the year 2016-17 is the 56th issue in the series.

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