Tag: Odisha Food Security Act

Odisha Cabinet clears proposal to launch own food security act

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to implement its own food security act, the Odisha Cabinet on Monday approved the proposal taking the act a step closer to reality. Informing about the development, Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi said,” The government has targeted to cover nearly 25 lakh beneficiaries in the first phase of the scheme to […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
NFSA flounders in Odisha? With 65% offtake State languishes at bottom!

Bhubaneswar: When it comes to reports of starvation deaths in the State, including the one from Nuapada recently, Odisha Government not only denied it stoutly but also labelled such reports as rumours spread by vested interests. But a startling revelation is Odisha has miserably failed to provide monthly rations to the NFSA  (National Food Security […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
‘One Nation, One Card’ sees pilot roll-out in Odisha’s Capital

Bhubaneswar: The Centre’s radical concept of One Nation, One Ration Card today saw a pilot roll out in the Capital city of Odisha. Under the Centre’s game-changer policy, a ration card holder can draw his/her monthly ration of rice, wheat and kerosene from any PDS shop anywhere in the State. This scheme makes the ration […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021