Rotting Grain

  • Odisha: People say foodgrains are being washed away by rains July 12, 2013

    Even as the government pushes ahead with the Food Security Ordinance as its big election ticket, nothing has changed on the ground. ...
  • Kerala: Grain rots despite storage space July 26, 2012

    Kochi: Even as tonnes of foodgrain was found rotting in the open air owing to lack of storage space, a government agency formed exclusively for the storage of agricultural produce is now forced to rent out its godowns to store everything from medical supplies to liquor. The Food Corporation of...
  • Consumer Affairs Min on Ganganagar's rotting grain report June 8, 2012

    New Delhi: On 6th June 2012 CNN-IBN had done a special story on damage to food grains due to rains in Rajasthan's Ganganagar district. The report says almost 40,000 metric tonnes of food grains lying in the open have been left neglected by Food Corporation of India (FCI) officials. You...
  • Rotting grain: when will this national shame end? May 12, 2011

    on Talking Point, Rajdeep Sardesai asks, 'Rotting grain: when will this national shame end?' ...
  • Grains rot in open: is it criminal negligence? July 23, 2010

    Flood waters submerged one of Haryana's biggest grain warehouses in Sirsa where 1 lakh quintals of wheat worth Rs 15 crore was reduced to waste. ...
  • Govt apathy behind rotting grains in Sirsa July 23, 2010

    Bind (Haryana): Flood waters submerged one of Haryana's biggest grain warehouses in Sirsa where 1 lakh quintals of wheat worth Rs 15 crore was reduced to waste. Villagers say it took flood waters five days to reach the warehouse, which was enough time for them to empty their houses of...