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CCEA approves giving freedom to states to fix PDS sugar price

The Centre Wednesday decided to give flexibility to state governments to set retail price of PDS sugar that has been kept unchanged at Rs 13.50 per kg since 2002.

Centre to bear extra PDS sugar subsidy for 2 years: FM

The Centre will bear an additional annual subsidy of Rs 2,600 crore on account of decontrolling the sugar sector only for two years, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said on Saturday.

Govt may consider hiking retail price of PDS sugar on Tuesday

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) is likely to consider on Tuesday a proposal to raise price of sugar sold through ration shops.

Govt may consider hiking retail price of PDS sugar on Friday

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) is likely to consider on Friday a proposal to raise price of sugar sold through ration shops -- if approved it would be the first hike in about a decade.