Centre directs Bihar to lift foodgrain quota by August 31

Centre on Sunday directed Bihar Government to arrange for lifting its food grain quota between March to May from other states, latest by August 31.

Sushma Swaraj slams UPA government over hunger deaths

Sushma Swaraj targeted the UPA government over the lack of adequate storage facilities for food grain.

Record foodgrains production facilitates Food Bill

The agriculture sector performed
exceedingly well in 2011, with record foodgrains production of
over 240 million tonnes.

FCI to improve food grain supply to northeast

The Food Corporation of India (FCI) has embarked on a Rs.550 crore project to broaden storage facilities and maintain uninterrupted supply of food grain to the northeastern states, a top official said.

Per capita availability of food grains, cereals down

Per capita availability of food grains and cereals has been decreasing in India -- at a time when the government is planning to enact a law to ensure food security.

Poor in Jharkhand to get food grain, salt at nominal rate

Jharkhand Deputy Chief Minister Raghubar Das, who holds finance portfolio, Friday announced the state would provide food grain and salt to Below Poverty Line (BPL) families at Re.1 and 25 paise per kg respectively.

India decries food grain diversion to bio-fuels

India on Wednesday decried attempts to
divert food grains for bio-fuels, describing the trend as
dangerous for the world`s food security.