“Govt monitoring availability of essential commodities in market”

Union Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan today said the government is monitoring the availability of essential commodities in the market amid nationwide lockdown for next 21 days to check the spread of coronavirus outbreak. Continue Reading

FCI review: Paddy procurement has gone up to 17.50 lakh tons in TN

Union Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan who was in Chennai yesterday to review the Food Corporation of India’s (FCI) performance in the southern region, said in Tamilnadu the procurment of paddy has gone up in the last five years. This has been achieved because of the result of increase in minimum support price (MSP) offered to the crop, he said. Continue Reading