Food Corporation Of India

  • Punjab: Akali Dal leader gets seven-year jail for graft 21-04-2013 05:15 AM

    Patiala: A CBI special court in Patiala on Saturday awarded seven-year rigorous imprisonment to Akali Dal leader Mangat Rai Bansal in an embezzlement case related with the Food Corporation of India (FCI). Twenty-two other convicts were also sent to jail. Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special judge Hemant Gopal sent...
  • Food Corporation of India (FCI) assistant grade-III recruitment on, little over a week remains 11-09-2012 12:56 PM

    New Delhi: The Food Corporation of India (FCI) Assistant Grade-III Recruitment 2013 process is in full swing after the SSC received tremendous response to its notification that announced the requirement of 6545 Assistant Grade III positions for its five zones. The SSC website is currently down due to exceptional traffic....
  • Food Corporation of India (FCI) assistant grade-III recruitment on, last date Sep 19 31-08-2012 10:34 AM

    New Delhi: The Food Corporation of India (FCI) Assistant Grade-III Recruitment 2013 process is in full swing after the SSC issued a notification for a huge requirement of 6545 Assistant Grade III positions for its five zones. This FCI Recruitment Notification has come out through advertisement FNo1/19/2012 P&PII in major...
  • FCI assistant grade-III recruitment for 6545 positions open, last date Sep 19 28-08-2012 11:29 AM

    New Delhi: Food Corporation of India (FCI) Assistant Grade-III Recruitment 2013 notification has been recently issued by SSC for a huge requirement of 6545 Assistant Grade III positions for its five zones. This FCI Recruitment Notification has come out through advertisement FNo1/19/2012 P&PII in major national dailies as well as...
  • FCI assistant grade-III recruitment 2012-13 opens, 6545 positions vacant 27-08-2012 03:40 PM

    New Delhi: Food Corporation of India (FCI) Assistant Grade-III Recruitment 2013 notification has been recently issued by SSC for a huge requirement of 6545 Assistant Grade III positions for its five zones. This FCI Recruitment Notification has come out through advertisement FNo1/19/2012 P&PII in major national dailies as well as...
  • Odisha: Slum dwellers dig up, eat rotten grain 12-08-2012 06:28 AM

    Cuttack: Absolute, ravaging hunger has driven slum dwellers in Odisha to dig up wasted food grain by the Food Corporation of India (FCI) and eat it for their survival. The 1,206 bags of PDS rice belonging to the FCI were supposed to feed empty stomachs. Instead, they lay rotting in...
  • Rajasthan: Grain rot continues amidst govt apathy 05-07-2012 08:45 AM

    Kota: Even as the rest of the north of the country bears with an unforgiving summer season and a drought-like situation in many of its parts, in Rajasthan, grain rot continues and it is not a meager amount. Nearly Rs 2 crore worth of wheat still remains in the open....
  • Grain won't be left to rot, assures Thomas 24-05-2012 09:42 AM

    Food Minister KV Thomas has ordered a probe into rotting wheat having been distributed in the Public Distribution System in Palwal, Haryana. On May 22, CNN-IBN's story showed how 80,000 sacks of wheat lay rotting and almost abandoned in Ghugera, Haryana. The report also said that rotting wheat had been...
  • Punjab grain rotting: FCI to reply in court 23-05-2012 10:42 AM

    Chandigarh: Pungrain (Punjab Grains Procurement Corporation Ltd)and the FCI (Food Corportation of India) are expected to submit their replies in the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday in response to a petition filed over the wastage of grain in the state. A CNN-IBN report had revealed that the Punjab...
  • Foodgrain set to rot, storage problem in sight 24-04-2012 08:26 AM

    New Delhi: India is facing a problem of plenty. The Food Corporation of India (FCI) is anticipating an unprecedented storage problem in light of a record production of 252 lakh of foodgrain. Does this mean that precious grain that could feed millions will rot again this year? Notably, a lot...
  • Bihar returns wheat to FCI, says stock was rotten 23-10-2011 08:21 AM

    Darbhanga: Rotten wheat is being supplied for the Public Distribution System. The Bihar government has rejected and returned 150 metric tonnes of wheat to the Food Corporation of India. State Food Minister Shyam Rajak said that the grain delivered was unfit for consumption. The minister also alleged that the Centre...
  • Govt fails to stem grain rot in Madhya Pradesh 26-05-2011 04:32 PM

    Bhopal: In Jabalpur, unseasonal rains have led to the damage of thousands of tonnes freshly procured wheat which were lying in the open. Procurement officials say that the wheat could not be stored because of lack of storage space. No one is willing to take accountability for the mess-up with...
  • Arunachal district facing food crisis 07-01-2011 11:45 AM

    Itanagar: Food crisis looms large in the remote Kurung Kumey district of Arunachal Pradesh following non-availability of essential commodities under the public distribution system (PDS) since the last couple of months. Most parts of the district, including Damin, Sarli and Parsi-Parlo circles, had witnessed rat menace during the early part...
  • Foodgrains - Stemming the Rot 11-12-2010 03:26 PM

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  • MP CM's heart bleeds over red wheat, FCI faces heat 18-01-2008 12:34 AM

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders coach Dav Whatmore on Thursday said the defeat at the hands of Kochi Tuskers Kerala would provide them with an opportunity to reassess their position in the ongoing IPL but warned his teammates against repeating the same mistakes again and again. KKR's two-match winning streak came...