TN, Pondy received additional food grains from Centre: FCI

Till date, for Tamilnadu and Puducherry, government of India has issued out 16,50,000 metric tonnes of food grains (15,78,000 MT rice and 72830 MT wheat) under the Prime Minister’s Food Security Scheme for the Poor in addition to their normal monthly allocation of ration food grains issued under the NFSA (National Food Security Act), said R D Nazeem, Executive Director, South Zone, Food Corporation of India. Continue Reading