Thursday, June 24, 2021

Tag: Ministry of Consumer Affairs

Parliament passes the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill, 2020

This bill will create a positive environment not only for farmers but also for consumers and investors Legislation will help in more investment in cold storages, modernization of food supply chain, bringing price stability, create competitive market environment and prevent wastage of agri-produce Delhi 22 SEP 2020 The Essential Commoditi...

10% blending target for mixing ethanol with petrol by 2022 & 20% ...

Delhi, 22 AUG 2020 Ethanol is a green fuel & its blending with petrol also saves the country’s foreign exchange. A meeting co-chaired by Secretary (Food & Public Distribution), Secretary (MoPNG) and Secretary (DFS) was held with the representatives of leading banks and Oil Marketing Companies, Cane Commissioners of major sugar producing St...

44.08 LMT food grains lifted by States; 23.69 LMT food grains distribu...

Delhi 04 AUG 2020 Total food grain stock: As per the Food Corporation of India report dated 03.08.2020, FCI currently has 242.87 LMT rice and 516.54 LMT wheat. Hence, a total of 759.41 LMT food grain stock is available. About 95 LMT food grains is required for a month under NFSA, PMGKAY and other welfare schemes. Since the lockdown, about 13...