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Government asks <strong>FCI</strong> to withdraw procurement in Haryana & Punjab

Government asks FCI to withdraw procurement in Haryana & Punjab

26 Feb 2015

New Delhi: The government has asked state-run FCI not to purchase foodgrains in states like Punjab and Haryana as the procurement system is fully developed there,  Food Secretary Sudhir Kumar said on Thursday.

Food Corporation of India,   FCI,   Food Secretary,   Sudhir Kumar ,  
CPI(M) slams recommendations for <strong>FCI</strong> overhaul

CPI(M) slams recommendations for FCI overhaul

23 Jan 2015

New Delhi: CPI(M) on Friday slammed the proposal for an overhaul of the Food Corporation of India (FCI) put forward by a high-level panel and said it was a "blueprint to destroy India's public distribution, procurement and storage systems and to hand it over to market forces".

CPI( M),   Food Corporation of India,   FCI,   Food Security Act,   FSA,  
States unwilling to fix taxes, commission on foodgrains at 3-4 percent

States unwilling to fix taxes, commission on foodgrains at 3-4 percent

01 Mar 2015

New Delhi: State governments have expressed their unwillingness to implement the Shanta Kumar-led FCI restructuring panel's recommendation to fix taxes and commission on foodgrains at 3-4 percent, a top Food Ministry official has said.

Food Corporation of India,   FCI,   foodgrains tax,   foodgrains commission,   Shanta Kumar,   Food Ministry,   National Food Security Act ,  
Cash-starved <strong>FCI</strong> asks government to clear Rs 50,000 crore dues

Cash-starved FCI asks government to clear Rs 50,000 crore dues

19 Aug 2014

New Delhi: Faced with liquidity crunch, state-run Food Corporation of India (FCI) has asked government to clear dues of Rs 50,000 crore in a phased manner.

Food Corporation of India,   FCI,   FCI dues,   Modi government,   Foodgrains,  
'<strong>FCI</strong> not reported any huge scam in wage payment to labourers'

'FCI not reported any huge scam in wage payment to labourers'

05 Dec 2014

New Delhi: State-run Food Corporation of India (FCI) officials have not reported any huge scam in payment of wages to labourers, Parliament was informed on Friday.

Food Corporation of India,   FCI,   Minister of State For Food,   Rao Saheb Patil Danve,   Maharashtra,   Rajya Sabha,  
Ram Vilas Paswan implores Opposition to support Land Bill

Ram Vilas Paswan implores Opposition to support Land Bill

01 Mar 2015

Patna: Union Food and Consumers Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Sunday implored the Opposition to ensure passage of the Land Acquisition Bill in national interest.

Union Food and Consumers Affairs Minister,   Ram Vilas Paswan,   Land Acquisition Bill,   Land Ordinance,   Food Corporation of India,   FCI,  
<strong>FCI</strong> not providing required amount of grains, alleges Bihar <strong>Food</strong> Minister

FCI not providing required amount of grains, alleges Bihar Food Minister

29 Aug 2014

Patna: Bihar Food Minister Shyam Rajak threatened to file a case against Food Corporation of India (FCI) if it failed to make available adequate quantity of foodgrains by this month end to which Union Food Minister Ramvilas Paswan said, "We will show them CBI".

Bihar Food Minister,   Shyam Rajak,   Food Corporation of India,   FCI,   Ramvilas Paswan ,  
Tarun Gogoi criticises Centre for suspending NEIPP, stopping ration

Tarun Gogoi criticises Centre for suspending NEIPP, stopping ration

04 Dec 2014

Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday came down heavily on the centre for suspending North East Industrial and Investment Promotion Policy (NEIIPP),  slashing development funds and stopping ration to tea workers.

Assam Chief Minister,   Tarun Gogoi,   North East Industrial and Investment Promotion Policy,   NEIIPP,   Centre,   Sabka Saath Sabka Vikash,  Pradyut Bordoloi,   Food Corporation of India,   FCI,  
Government approves <strong>FCI</strong> plan to raise Rs 8,000 crore via long-term bonds

Government approves FCI plan to raise Rs 8,000 crore via long-term bonds

10 Feb 2014

New Delhi: Government has approved a proposal of the Food Corporation of India to raise up to Rs 8,000 crore through long-term bonds to meet working capital requirement.

Food Corporation of India,   FCI bonds,   long-term bonds,   Food subsidy,   Food Ministry,  
Massive foodgrain rot in Punjab, MP and West Bengal leads to large scale deprivation

Massive foodgrain rot in Punjab, MP and West Bengal leads to large scale deprivation

26 Sep 2012

An estimated 36,000 tonnes of grain has gone bad at the various storage facilities of the state-run Food Corp of India (FCI) since 2008, enough to feed 80 million people at a per capita consumption of 440 grams, fresh data reveals.  

Food security in India,  Food Corporation of India (FCI),   food storage in India ,  

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