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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.

Jan 21, 2015, 22:44 PM IST

CCEA likely to discuss on PDS sugar price issue Wednesday

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) is likely to discuss Wednesday a proposal to give flexibility to state governments to fix the retail price of PDS sugar, kept unchanged at Rs 13.50 per kg since 2002.

Jan 20, 2015, 21:07 PM IST

Centre plans to give freedom to states to hike PDS sugar price

Food Minister K V Thomas on Wednesday said his ministry has moved a cabinet proposal to give freedom to state governments to hike the retail price of sugar sold in ration shops.

Aug 07, 2013, 13:20 PM IST

For now, no hike on retail price of PDS sugar

At present, the government buys sugar at Rs 19.50 a kg from millers and sells it at a subsidised rate of Rs 13.50 a kg through the public distribution system (PDS). The PDS rate of sugar has not been changed since 2002.

Sep 24, 2012, 21:58 PM IST