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  • Adverse Impacts of Food Fortification

    Why in News Recently, a group of scientists and activists have warned the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) of the adverse...

    03 Aug 2021 Public Distribution System (PDS)

  • 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 Public Distribution System (PDS)

  • 42nd Session of FAO Conference

    Why in News Recently, the Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare addressed the 42nd session of Food and Agriculture...

    16 Jun 2021 Public Distribution System (PDS)

  • 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 Public Distribution System (PDS)

  • 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 Public Distribution System (PDS)

  • 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 Public Distribution System (PDS)

  • Extension of Food Fortification Scheme

    Why in News In order to fight chronic anaemia and undernutrition, the government is making plans to distribute fortified rice through the Integrated...

    04 Nov 2020 Public Distribution System (PDS)

  • 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 Public Distribution System (PDS)

  • Nobel Prize for Peace 2020

    Why in News The 2020 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the World Food Programme (WFP), a United Nations (UN) agency, for its efforts to combat...

    10 Oct 2020 Public Distribution System (PDS)

  • 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 Public Distribution System (PDS)

  • 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 Public Distribution System (PDS)

  • 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 Public Distribution System (PDS)

  • Introduction of Locally Produced Millets in ICDS, PDS

    Why in News Recently, Odisha has decided to introduce locally produced millets for the first time into Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS)...

    02 Jul 2020 Public Distribution System (PDS)

  • 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 Public Distribution System (PDS)

  • 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 Public Distribution System (PDS)

  • World Bank’s Support to India

    Why in News Recently, the World Bank has approved USD 1 billion for accelerating India’s Covid-19 Social Protection Response...

    16 May 2020 Public Distribution System (PDS)

  • Temporary Ration Cards to Access PDS Foodgrain

    Why in News Recently, the Pune Zilla Parishad has decided to provide temporary ‘ration cards’ to more than 80,000 undocumented people in...

    20 Apr 2020 Public Distribution System (PDS)

  • 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 Public Distribution System (PDS)

  • Measures to Deal with Economic Hardship

    Why in News Recently, prominent economists Amartya Sen, Raghuram Rajan and Abhijit Banerjee have raised concerns and also suggested measures to deal...

    16 Apr 2020 Public Distribution System (PDS)

  • Measures for Farmers’ Welfare

    Why in News The Government has taken up measures to protect farmers facing obstacles during the lockdown due to Covid-19. Measures for Fruit and...

    10 Apr 2020 Public Distribution System (PDS)

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