The price of a quintal of BPT rice used to be around Rs 3,800 last week and has now touched the Rs 4,600 mark.
The wheat crop decline is likely to have been caused by a heatwave that resulted in shrivelled grains in the northern states of Punjab and Haryana.
It said that one of the ships, the Rahmi Yaggi, was bound for Turkey with 5,300 tons of products, while the Ocean Lion was carrying some 65,000 tons of corn to South Korea.
Information provided by the State government to the Assembly about the annual requirement of essential commodities is far less than actual consumption.
The international community fears that a shortage of Ukrainian grain on the global food market could trigger even greater instability.
14-year-old girl from Vijayawada inscribes gist of seven kandams of Ramayana, along with ‘Sri Rama’ in 22 languages, on 1,916 rice grains
Relaxing the wheat procurement norm, the Union government has allowed grains shriveled up to 18 per cent to be procured for the central pool from farmers in Punjab and Haryana.
Under PMGKAY, which was launched in March 2020, the central government provides 5 kilograms of foodgrains per month for free.
World Sparrow Day is observed on March 20 every year since 2010 to create awareness and safeguard the sparrows.
According to reports, the locals accused her of defaming the village and the scared woman later took shelter in the panchayat building.