FOOD SECURITY SCHEME

  • Rawat asks officials to ensure proper distribution in food scheme July 22, 2014

    Amid complaints that some beneficiaries of National Food Security Scheme have not got their cards in Uttarakhand, Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Tuesday asked officials to ensure their proper distribution and see that food items reach families identified under the scheme. "No family covered under the plan should stay deprived of...
  • National food security scheme to be implemented from June 30 May 12, 2014

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat has issued orders for completion of all formalities related to effective implementation of National Food Security scheme in the state by June 30. All the bottlenecks in distribution of ration cards under the scheme should be removed within a week and nodal officers for the purpose...
  • Nitish Kumar implements Food Security Scheme in Bihar February 1, 2014

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, whose party JD(U) had voted in support of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government's Food Bill in 2013, inaugurated the Food Security Scheme in Patna on Saturday. Nitish Kumar had earlier assured that the groundwork for launching the scheme was underway and that his government...
  • Rahul Gandhi gifts Amethi new trains, railway line November 26, 2013

    Gifting his constituency two new trains and a railway line, Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday admitted that such steps alone would not eradicate poverty but stressed that UPA government's flagship MNREGA and Food Security schemes would help change the face of the country. "I reiterate it several times that only by laying...
  • Spread awareness on food security scheme, Vijay Bahuguna tells Congress workers September 30, 2013

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna on Sunday asked Congress workers to inform people about the benefits of Food security scheme, covering about 61.94 lakh people in the state. "The historic step of the UPA government will benefit 61.94 lakh people and Congress workers need to spread awareness on the issue," Bahuguna...
  • Special meet to identify beneficiaries of food security scheme September 26, 2013

    Special Gram Sabha meetings would be convened in Himachal Pradesh to identify beneficiaries of the Food Security scheme, state food minister GS Bali said on Thursday. "Depot holders are instructed to display guidelines, of the scheme, so that everybody is benefited," he said. Divisional Commissioners are empowered to deal with irregularities and...
  • Sonia launches Food Security Scheme in poll-bound Mizoram September 20, 2013

    UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Friday formally launched the Food Security Scheme at a public rally in Aizawl for Mizoram and said it would cater to the needs of lakhs of poor people in the country. The scheme would ensure that lakhs of malnourished and hungry people would now be able...
  • With bottlenecks, will Food Security scheme be a success in Delhi? August 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi rolled out the Food Security scheme on Tuesday marking former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's birth anniversary. But with a massively corrupt Public Distribution system, it remains to be seen whether this will help those in need. Months before the Delhi elections, Congress President Sonia Gandhi launched the...
  • Hooda to launch Food Security scheme in Haryana on August 20 August 17, 2013

    Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda will launch the ambitious Food Security scheme in the state from Panipat on August 20, on the occasion of Rajiv Gandhi's birth anniversary. The scheme would simultaneously be launched by the incharge ministers of districts at the district level, a spokesman of the state...
  • Like MGNREGA, Food Security scheme will empower people: Ambika Soni July 30, 2013

    AllIndia Congress Committee (AICC) general secretary Ambika Soni on Monday said that like the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) the central government's food security scheme would also empower people. "The Congress party policies are aimed at ending the dole mentality. Earlier, MGNREGA and now food security scheme...
  • Shivraj govt rolls out food security sops to more people July 29, 2013

    The Madhya Pradesh government rolled out the benefits of its Food Security Scheme on Monday to sections of society registered under various social welfare schemes to bring maximum people under the food security net. At a cabinet meeting chaired by MP Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, it was decided to extend...
  • Food Bill a poll stunt, says Shivraj Singh Chouhan July 13, 2013

    The Congress has decided to start the rollout of the Food Security scheme from August 20, the birth anniversary of Late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. ...
  • Food security is must, says Congress leader Satyavrat Chaturvedi July 13, 2013

    "We put the food security bill into action and we will provide food security to the people in the country. The ordinance has been passed and we will pass this bill in the monsoon session," he said. ...
  • Delhi: BJP Mahila Morcha protests against Cong over price rise July 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party Mahila Morcha on Saturday hit out at the Congress on the issue of price rise in the national capital. The BJP protested against Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and said the Food Security scheme is just an announcement before the elections. On a day ,...
  • Food Security scheme rollout to begin from August 20 July 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The Congress has decided to start the rollout of the Food Security scheme from August 20, the birth anniversary of Late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. The decision was taken at a meeting which UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi had called with Congress leaders, Chief Ministers and PCC chiefs from...
  • Sheila Dikshit's comment an insult to the poor: Ramdev December 16, 2012

    Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said on Saturday that Rs 600 per month is enough for a family of five to sustain itself. ...
  • Rs 600 per month enough to feed family of 5: Dikshit December 16, 2012

    New Delhi: In a statement smacking of utter disregard for the poor, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said on Saturday that Rs 600 per month is enough for a family of five to sustain itself. "In Rs 600, he would get dal, rice and wheat. A family of five can...
  • Delhi govt approves food security scheme for poor August 13, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi government on Monday gave its nod to implementing a project to provide food security to two lakh vulnerable households in the current year not covered under other schemes. Dilli Annashree Yojana was earlier announced in city's budget 201213. "We have approved the scheme and it will be implemented...