Food Corporation of India

Kerala to pay Rs 205 crore for rice taken during flood

Special allocation for Ayyankali Urban Employment Guarantee Scheme, an AIIMS and a rehabilitation scheme for non-resident Keralites have also found a place in the state’s wish-list.

published on : 26th November 2022

Fortified rice distribution to be extended to more schemes

Speaking at a press meet, officials said the FCI here has distributed 8,883 tonnes of fortified rice since its distribution plan was announced in April 2021.

published on : 26th November 2022

No plastic in fortified rice, says Food Corporation of India

“A misconception is being aired claiming the fortified rice to be plastic rice.

published on : 15th November 2022

Govt's wheat stock 11 per cent higher than buffer norm as on Oct 1

As per the buffer norm, the government should maintain 205.2 lakh tonnes of wheat and 102.5 lakh tonnes of rice as on October 1.

published on : 14th October 2022

Government expects higher rice procurement of 518 LT in Kharif season despite output worries

The government has fixed the minimum support price (MSP) of 'common' grade paddy at Rs 2040 per quintal and 'grade A' at 2060 per quintal for the 2022-23 marketing year.

published on : 30th August 2022

Cattle smuggling scam: CBI raids rice mill 'owned' by close relative of Anubrata

Sleuths of the CBI along with officials of the Food Corporation of India (FCI) raided the rice mill in Badhagora area, allegedly belonging to Mondal's nephew.

published on : 23rd August 2022

No plans to import wheat into India: Government sources

Wheat production is estimated to have declined due to a heatwave that resulted in shrivelled grains in the northern states of Punjab and Haryana.

published on : 21st August 2022

Paddy lying in mills starts germinating as Centre, Telangana government wrangle

This colossal waste was the direct consequence of the Food Corporation of India (FCI) not procuring the custom milled rice from rice millers.

published on : 20th July 2022

FCI indirectly delays paddy procurement in Jangaon and Hanamkonda districts

Huge quantity of ready-to-dispatch rice stuck at mills holding up purchases

published on : 9th May 2022

FCI asks Telangana state to adopt Andhra, Chhattisgarh model

By following methods adopted by 2 neighbouring States, TS can resolve boiled rice procurement issue, say officials

published on : 4th May 2022

Wheat procurement & lifting impacted in Punjab, 18 farmers have committed suicide so far

Also this season till yesterday only 62.81 per cent of wheat has been lifted. Thus approximately eighteen farmers have committed suicide to date across the state this month alone due to low yield.

published on : 27th April 2022

TRS leader and farmers block four National Highways; demands Centre to procure paddy

Meanwhile, continuing their protests in Lok Sabha, the TRS MPs gave notice for the Adjournment Motion on Paddy procurement.

published on : 6th April 2022

FCI won’t procure parboiled rice, States can do so: Centre

The Centre, however, clarified that the States could procure parboiled rice for consumption within the State.

published on : 31st March 2022