The minister's statement came a day after Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and his delegation returned from the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in Uzbekistan.
The wheat procurement under the central pool is progressing in Rabi Marketing Season 2022-23 in the states of Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. The wheat procured till Sunday benefited about 17.50 lakh farmers with minimum support price (MSP) value of Rs 37,192.07 crore, data from the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution showed.
The Odisha Food and Supplies Minister Ranendra Pratap Swain on Monday demanded allocation of 100 per cent rice to Odisha under the National Food Security Act (NFSA).
"The shipment is part of the commitment made by the Government of India to supply 50,000 metric tonnes of wheat for the people of Afghanistan. The wheat assistance will be delivered in multiple consignments and will be handed over to the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) in Jalalabad, Afghanistan," the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said.
Bhubaneswar: Odisha continues to receive more than required wheat despite revision in rice quota under National Food Security Act (NFSA). Data from November 2015 till February 2017 revealed that Odisha has received 99, 961 metric tonne less than required rice from the centre under NFSA. On the other hand, the State received 70, 322 metric […]
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Thursday requested Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ramvilas Paswan to increase the State’s rice quota under National Food Security Act (NFSA). Official sources said, Odisha Food and Civil Supplies Minister Sanjay Dasburma raised the issue during a discussion with Paswan who arrived here on a two-day […]
Hunter-gatherers in ancient Britain may have imported cereals from Europe long before they turned to farming, new research reveals
Bolangir: In what appears to be a case of officials of Odisha State Warehousing Corporation (OSWC) cocking a snook at State’s much vaunted PDS system, local residents of Titlagarh revealed how the staff took out 3-4kg of rice/wheat from each gunny bags and later sprinkled water on the bags to gain weight. “We are being […]