Food security

AP stood third in implementation of National Food Security Act: Centre

She further said Odisha and Uttar Pradesh bagged the first two places and the rank was decided based on the functioning of the civil supplies system in the States and Union Territories.

published on : 30th July 2022

India will make significant contributions to economic growth in Middle East and South Asia through I2U2

PM Narendra Modi said the I2U2 grouping has established a positive agenda and its framework is a good model for practical cooperation in the face of increasing global uncertainties.

published on : 27th July 2022

Migrants and farmers play vital role in nation building, can't ignore them: SC

The bench said no citizen in the country should die of hunger. 

published on : 21st July 2022

NFSA-2022 rankings: Odisha tops country in ensuring food security

Official sources said that since implementation of NFSA in the State in 2015, Odisha has followed it up with a robust end-to-end computerization of TPDS operations.

published on : 6th July 2022

Andhra Pradesh ranks third in implementing National Food Security Act among general category states

Union Minister Piyush Goyal explained that under the Act the Centre provided highly subsidised food grains to approximately 80 crore people - five kilogram to a person every month at Rs 1-3 per kg.

published on : 6th July 2022

Telangana at 14th spot in Food Security Act implementation

Telangana has been placed at 14th spot in the National Food Security Act implementation rankings in the comprehensive country-level index with 0.743 index score. 

published on : 6th July 2022

WFP to make Odisha’s food security success a global model

The Chief Minister lauded the partnership with WFP on several fronts which have not only been effective in the State but have also been scaled up nationally. 

published on : 25th June 2022

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik to share state’s food security mantra with World Food Programme

The World Food Programme has extended an invitation to Naveen to visit its headquarters in Rome and share the transformative initiatives in the field of food security and disaster management. 

published on : 19th June 2022

Ministers gather for high-stakes WTO meet

Top of the agenda as the four-day meeting kicks off is the toll Russia's war in Ukraine -- traditionally a breadbasket that feeds hundreds of millions of people -- is having on food security.

published on : 12th June 2022

10-member Nepal govt team visits Odisha to know about food security

“No poor will stay in hunger is the motto of our Government,” Mahapatra told the mission.

published on : 7th June 2022

Lockdown hit food security of 40 per cent Hyderabadis

Study largely attributes the trend to fewer days of work available to citizens owing to lockdown and its effects

published on : 26th May 2022

Ukraine invasion: Developing countries hit by rising energy, commodity prices, says V Muraleedharan

India remains strongly committed to the cause of global food security, the minister said.

published on : 19th May 2022

Wheat export: No bar on sanctioned orders

Centre clarifies that shipment of consignments registered with customs authorities before the ban will be allowed

published on : 18th May 2022

G7 'will never recognise' borders changed by force by Russia

They also vowed to expand sanctions to include sectors on which Russia is dependent and keep supplying Ukraine with weapons to help it repel Russia's invasion.

published on : 14th May 2022

Odisha claims pending food subsidy bill against non-submission of UCs

26 districts have not submitted utilisation certificates for the last four financial years 

published on : 22nd April 2022

Crisis-hit Lebanon seeks Indian wheat

 The Ukraine crisis is forcing international wheat purchasers to look at India, with Lebanon being the latest.

published on : 17th April 2022

BJP questions non-utilisation of Rs 21 crore NFSA aid to Odisha

The BJP on Wednesday targeted the State government over mismanagement in distribution of rice under the National Food Security Programme during the Covid-19 pandemic.

published on : 14th April 2022

State extends free rice aid for another six months

The Centre had recently extended the free food grain distribution scheme under the PMGKAY for six more months from March, 2022.

published on : 2nd April 2022

After pandemic, war in Ukraine new threat to food security 

The crisis in Ukraine and Russia, one of the world's main sources of grain, fertilizers and energy, presents new challenges in securing food supplies on top of a prolonged pandemic.

published on : 10th March 2022

Governor bats for tech in farming

He advised the students to visit agricultural fields and interact with the farmers to understand their difficulties.

published on : 5th March 2022
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