Goyal asked to plan for modern infrastructure and logistics. "Upgrade warehouses to international standards. Improve storage capacity for the growing need - power back-up, CCTV, robust network facility," he said.
The Odisha unit of Congress has come down hard on the State government for failing to provide good quality parboiled rice to the common man under its PDS scheme. At present Odisha government is providing PDS rice to people at Re 1 a kilo.
Bhubaneswar: Hitting back at Odisha Government for accusing Centre of not lifting the surplus parboiled rice from State, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of Odisha unit on Tuesday said that State government seems to be more worried for the millers than the farmers. “A farmer usually sells paddy, but not rice. Millers get good margin […]
New Delhi: As per reports available from Food Corporation of India, all States/UTs combined have lifted about 118 lakh metric tonnes (LMT) which is 99% of three-month food grains from FCI depots/central pool for distribution of additional free of cost food grains among NFSA beneficiaries. Further, all States/UTs combined have reported distribution of over 111.52 […]
New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday approved the proposal to increase the authorised capital of Food Corporation of India (FCI) to Rs.10,000 crore. The current authorised capital of FCI is Rs 3,500 crore. “The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved to increase the authorised capital of Food Corporation of […]
New Delhi: Food subsidy may be increased 20 per cent in the budget, likely in July, after it was stepped up to Rs 1.84 lakh crore for the current financial year in the interim budget, presented on February 1, on account of the Food Corporation of India’s (FCI) allocations under the National Food Security Act […]
Bhopal/Bhubaneswar: Exam paper leak of Staf Selection Commission (SSC) has become a daily affair in the country with the Madhya Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) arresting two Delhi-based ‘middlemen’ and 48 candidates from Gwalior for allegedly leaking the question paper of a Food Corporation of India (FCI) examination for the post of watchman. The FCI’s […]
The Food Corporation of India (FCI) has released notification for the recruitment of 380 Watchman posts for positioning in its depots and offices under Haryana Region. Interested candidates may apply online till December 4, 2017. Vacancy Details SC: 72 Posts OBC: 102 Posts UR: 206 Posts Age Limit Candidates applying must be between 18-25 years […]
Talcher: The State government on Thursday agreed to provide necessary support to the Fertiliser Corporation of India for reopening the Talcher plant, which is also expected to boost the economic condition of locals. Talking to mediapersons after a meeting with Chief Secretary AP Padhi, CEO of the Talcher fertiliser plant JS Saini said, “The State […]
Bhubaneswar/ New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will shortly lay the foundation stone for the much awaited revival of defunct unit Fertilizer Corporation of India (FCI) at Talcher, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said after a review meeting in New Delhi. Apart from Talcher, four other sick fertilizer units- Ramagundam (Telangana), Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), and Sindri, […]
The city police detained the local manager of Central Warehousing Corporation (CWC) here and started investigations after the Food Corporation of India (FCI) today filed an FIR in connection with large-scale rice irregularities in the city warehouse