The recent news items on the loss of stored grains in the godowns of the Food Corporation of India (FCI) created a huge uproar not only due to the wastage of grains but also because it was the time when the Government was planning the National Food Security Act amidst increasing inflation in the prices of edible commodities. In this article, an effort has been made to outline the various facets of grain management in India and to suggest a holistic approach for the same.