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  • Price Stabilisation Fund (PSF)

    Why in News Recently, the government has said that prices of onion, tomato and potato are cheaper than last year (i.e 2020). Onion buffer has...

    18 Oct 2021 Buffer Stocks & Food Security

  • Application Ecosystem for Integration of Procurement Portals

    Why in News Recently, the Department of Food and Public Distribution has developed an application ecosystem for integration of procurement portals...

    08 Oct 2021 Buffer Stocks & Food Security

  • Price Determination of Sugarcane

    Why in News Recently, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the hike in the Fair and Remunerative Price (FRP) of sugarcane for...

    26 Aug 2021 Buffer Stocks & Food Security

  • India and Food Insecurity

    This article is based upon “State of Food Insecurity” which was published in the Indian Express on 06/08/2021. It addresses the issue...

    06 Aug 2021 Buffer Stocks & Food Security

  • One Nation One Ration Card Scheme

    This article is based on “Easing access to entitlements” which was published in The Indian Express on 15/07/2021. It talks about the...

    16 Jul 2021 Buffer Stocks & Food Security

  • Electronic Weighing Machines at Fair Price Shops

    Why in News The Central Government has asked the States Governments to buy electronic weighing machines for ration shops from electronic Point of...

    22 Jun 2021 Buffer Stocks & Food Security

  • Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana

    Why in News Recently, thirteen states have started distributing foodgrains under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana (PMGKAY). The scheme...

    11 May 2021 Buffer Stocks & Food Security

  • Revising National Food Security Act, 2013: NITI Aayog

    Why in News NITI Aayog, through a discussion paper, has recommended reducing the rural and urban coverage under the National Food Security Act...

    02 Mar 2021 Buffer Stocks & Food Security

  • Nutrition and Pandemic

    The given article is based upon Hunger, nutrition are worse than before lockdown, published in ‘The Indian Express’ on 23 November,...

    24 Nov 2020 Buffer Stocks & Food Security

  • Pulse Release from Buffer Stocks

    Why in News The Union government plans to release 40,000 tonnes of tur dal from its buffer stock into the retail market in small lots, in a bid to...

    15 Oct 2020 Buffer Stocks & Food Security

  • Inclusion of the Disabled in National Food Security Act 2013

    Why in News The Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution has asked State Governments/UTs to include all eligible disabled...

    24 Aug 2020 Buffer Stocks & Food Security

  • 24 States under One Nation-One Ration Card

    Why in News Recently, Manipur, Nagaland and Uttarakhand, along with the Union Territory (UT) of Jammu and Kashmir have been integrated with the One...

    05 Aug 2020 Buffer Stocks & Food Security

  • Rise in Food Grain Offtake by States

    Why in News The food grain procurement by states has risen sharply due to relief measures being implemented in the wake of the Covid-19...

    06 Jul 2020 Buffer Stocks & Food Security

  • Extension of Food Grain Scheme

    Why in News Recently, many states have demanded for the extension of the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY). Key Points Pradhan...

    30 Jun 2020 Buffer Stocks & Food Security

  • Dimensions of Food Security

    This editorial is based on “It’s about food, nutrition and livelihood security”, which was published in The Hindu on 05/05/2020....

    30 May 2020 Buffer Stocks & Food Security

  • National Conference on Kharif Crops 2020

    Why in News Recently, the Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare addressed the National Conference on Kharif Crops 2020 through a...

    17 Apr 2020 Buffer Stocks & Food Security

  • Armyworm Attack

    Why in News The Directorate of Agriculture has reported an armyworm attack on the standing crops in the northeastern Dhemaji district of...

    09 Apr 2020 Buffer Stocks & Food Security

  • Threat of Food Shortage: UN, FAO and WTO

    Why in News Recently, global agencies like the United Nations (UN), Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and World Trade Organisation (WTO) have...

    02 Apr 2020 Buffer Stocks & Food Security

  • Agrobiodiversity for India

    This article is based on “India’s food basket must be enlarged” which was published in The Hindu on 29/11/2019. It talks about...

    14 Dec 2019 Buffer Stocks & Food Security

  • Minimum Support Price

    The Government has hiked the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for Rabi crops for the marketing season 2020-21, after decision was taken at a meeting of...

    25 Oct 2019 Buffer Stocks & Food Security

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