FOOD SECURITY SYSTEM

  • Government approves PDS digitisation October 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Aiming to eliminate bogus ration cards and ensure that food subsidy reaches the genuine beneficiaries, the government on Thursday approved a Rs 884 crore plan for endtoend computerisation of the Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS) in the 12th FiveYear Plan on a costsharing basis with states. Around 18 crore...
  • Govt may announce overhaul of food security system September 24, 2012

    New Delhi: It is expected to rain more reforms as the Union Cabinet is set to meet on Monday. A massive overhaul of the Public Distribution System is on the cards. Sources say the government is likely to pump in Rs 42,000 crore to check the leakage in the system....