National Food Security Act

Health department of Odisha turns down appeal for BSKY inclusion

The Health department has clarified that the benefits given to beneficiaries under the health assurance scheme has been generalised and no specialisation has been earmarked for any category.

published on : 30th January 2023

Free rice should reach actual beneficiaries: Pradhan urges Odisha govt

In comparison, the state government will spend Rs 185 crore for people covered under the state food security scheme, he added.

published on : 6th January 2023

Gehlot welcomes SC's observation on National Food Security Act

He said the Rajasthan government has been demanding that the Centre expand the scope of the NFSA on the basis of the current population.

published on : 9th December 2022

Tamil Nadu: 2.5 lakh people with AAY cards found ineligible

Govt downgrades them to NPHH category and replaces them with eligible families

published on : 7th December 2022

Dinakar demands CBI probe into rice exports

The Civil Supplies Corporation has already borrowed Rs 31,000 crore for the purpose, he explained.

published on : 29th November 2022

UP govt decides to do away with free distribution of ration through PDS

In UP, the total beneficiary units of family ration card holders are 14.97 crore and units of Antyodaya card holders are 1.31 crore.

published on : 26th August 2022

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

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

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