Warehousing Corporation

  • Wheat godowns rented out while grain rot in open May 28, 2011

    Narsinghpur: Thousands of tones of wheat is lying in the open, waiting to rot in Narsinghpur, while the Madhya Pradesh Warehousing Corporation has rented 33 godowns to private businessmen to store soyabean. The 33 godowns belong to the Narsinghpur agriculture produce procurement centre were handed over to the state warehousing corporation...
  • Foodgrains - Stemming the Rot January 12, 2011

    For a few years now, India’s self sufficiency in food grains has been accompanied by reports of wastage due to poor storage. All this could be a thing of the past if the Warehouse Development & Regulation Act (WDRA) 2007 is implemented well. The WDRA will allow private investment in good storage...
  • 10,000 tonnes of wheat rotting in Madhya Pradesh September 17, 2010

    Bhopal: As the aam admi battles rising food prices, over 10,000 tonnes of wheat is lying rotting in a state warehousing corporation in Madhya Pradesh. The wheat meant for the public distribution system was procured by the state government recently. The rotting mountain of wheat could have fed thousands, but...