food security scheme

Sheila Dikshit, Kejriwal cheated people on food scheme: Harsh Vardhan

BJP`s Delhi president Dr Harsh Vardhan accused the Sheila Dikshit and Arvind Kejriwal Government of cheating 15 lakh people of Delhi in the name of implementing food security scheme.

Mar 03, 2014, 18:27 PM IST

Food Security scheme launched in Nagpur

Launching the Food Security scheme for the poor families in Nagpur, Maharashtra Social Justice minister has asked the officials to ensure there were no irregularities in distribution of food grains.

Feb 02, 2014, 15:52 PM IST

Maharashtra govt to roll out food security scheme from Feb 1

Maharashtra government will launch the food security scheme for the poor from February 1, which will cover seven crore population out of 11.23 crore.

Jan 11, 2014, 00:16 AM IST

Raj ministers not to avail police escort during districts visits

Rajasthan ministers on Wednesday pledged not to avail police escort during their visits to districts and to keep their cavalcade`s size as small as possible, following Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje`s austerity measures.

Jan 08, 2014, 23:49 PM IST

UP Congress workers try to gherao assembly, face police batons

Police on Thursday baton-charged Congress workers when they tried to forcefully enter the Uttar Pradesh assembly premises during their protest to press for speedy implementation of food security scheme in the state.

Nov 21, 2013, 17:37 PM IST

BJP against naming Food Security Scheme after Indira Gandhi

Opposing Congress` reported move to rename the Food Security scheme after former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, BJP on Friday appealed to the Election Commission of India not to allow it since the model code of conduct was already in force in some states due to have Assembly elections.

Nov 01, 2013, 15:18 PM IST

Priyanka Gandhi asks Congress workers to hard sell Food Security scheme

Congress` Priyanka Gandhi Vadra asked partymen to apprise people of the ambitious food security scheme and tell them how the Samajwadi Party led government was not implementing it in Uttar Pradesh.

Oct 30, 2013, 00:22 AM IST

Stop identifying food scheme beneficiaries: EC to Delhi govt

Election Commission asked the Delhi government to stall the process for identifying beneficiaries under Food Security scheme till December 5 when the poll process in the national capital will be over.

Oct 24, 2013, 23:23 PM IST

Hooda asks Congress workers to popularise Food Security scheme

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda asked Congress workers to popularise the Food Security scheme so that not a single eligible beneficiary is left out.

Oct 06, 2013, 23:23 PM IST

Food Security scheme launched in Rajasthan

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday launched the UPA government`s ambitious Food Security scheme in the state aimed at benefiting around 4.64 crore people.

Oct 02, 2013, 17:37 PM IST

Centre must share cost of implementation of food scheme: Punjab

A top Punjab official on Tuesday said the Centre should share cost of distribution of foodgrains under the Food Security Scheme.

Oct 01, 2013, 22:16 PM IST

Virbhadra launches Rajiv Gandhi Ann Yojana

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today launched Rajiv Gandhi Ann Yojana under the Food Security Scheme in the state.

Sep 20, 2013, 20:52 PM IST

Sonia launches Food Security Scheme in poll-bound Mizoram

UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Friday formally launched the Food Security Scheme at a public rally for Mizoram and said it would cater to the needs of lakhs of poor people in the country.

Sep 20, 2013, 15:53 PM IST

Despite launch, food sec scheme implementation to take time

UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi will officially launch the Food Security Scheme in Mizoram on September 20, but it would take some more time for its actual implementation, a state minister said.

Sep 18, 2013, 14:11 PM IST

Farmers with less than 5 acres land under Food Security scheme

Haryana government has decided to include those farmers who own less than five acres of land and have four wheelers like tractors and trolleys, in the list of beneficiaries under the ambit of Food Bill.

Sep 03, 2013, 22:35 PM IST

Food Security Scheme to reach 74 lakh beneficiaries: Sheila Dixit

Chief Minister of Delhi Sheila Dixit on Sunday said that theDelhi Government is implementing the Food Security Scheme in the state and hopes to reach 74 lakh beneficiaries by January 2014.

Sep 01, 2013, 22:54 PM IST

Food security scheme: Distribution of grains starts in Delhi

Distribution of food grains under the ambitious Food Security Programme formally began in the national capital on Sunday with Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit offering the entitlement to identified beneficiaries in several areas.

Sep 01, 2013, 18:24 PM IST

Food Security Ordinance to cover 2.52 crore people in Assam

Assam government on Sunday said that the Food Security Ordinance, 2013, to be implemented in the state soon, will cover a population of 2.52 crore belonging to 52 lakh families.

Aug 25, 2013, 20:13 PM IST

Maha to launch food security scheme in Dec: Minister

Maharashtra government is all set to roll out the ambitious food security scheme in the state from early December which will benefit about 7.17 crore people, a state minister has said.

Aug 25, 2013, 13:23 PM IST

Committed to make Delhi hunger free: Sheila Dikshit

Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Saturday said her government was committed to implement the food security scheme in true spirit to make the national capital a "hunger free" city.

Aug 24, 2013, 21:42 PM IST