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February 11, 2021
During PMGKAY-I the Centre allocated around 121 lakh metric tonnes (LMT) of free foodgrains at the financial cost of around Rs 46,061 crore, while during PMGKAY-II, it allocated around 201 LMT of free foodgrains costing approx. Rs 76,062.11 crore

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Anand Adhikari
May 14, 2015
The 72 applicants for small finance bank licences are a mixed lot, indeed, a good number having had nothing to do with banking before.

New Delhi, September 9, 2014
He conveyed India's position to Director General of FAO Jose Graziano da Silva whom he urged to take lead in protecting the interests of poor and farmers at the WTO.

Manoj Kumar
New Delhi, August 5, 2014
The government blocked the deal because it wanted more attention paid to its concerns over WTO limits on stockpiling of food which will ultimately hit its subsidised food distribution programme, the world's largest, targeted at nearly 850 million people.

Shweta Punj
September 12, 2013
Critics say the bill is a hurried piece of legislation that rests on an already crumbling programme, the Public Distribution System (PDS), which has failed to provide food security, despite being in place for five decades.

BT Online Bureau
New Delhi, August 27, 2013
\"Such a large outlay at this point in time would definitely have a negative impact on the fiscal deficit. This needs to be managed,\" CII President Kris Gopalakrishnan said.

New Delhi, August 26, 2013
The Lok Sabha has started debating the Food Security Bill, which aims to provide subsidised foodgrain at prices much below the market rate to around 67 per cent of India's 1.2 billion people.

New Delhi, August 12, 2013
The government has expressed hope that the Food Security Bill scheduled to be debated in the Lok Sabha would be passed.

New Delhi, July 31, 2013
The UPA Government's proposed Food Security Bill carries a slew of \"economic consequences\", including pressures on fiscal deficit, growth and inflation, Reserve Bank Governor D Subbarao said on Tuesday.

Ajay Modi
July 19, 2013
The success and failure of the scheme will depend on the states as they need to implement and monitor it. Over the next six months, they will have to identify beneficiaries and frame guidelines for the implementation.

Bhuvan Bagga
New Delhi, July 5, 2013
The UPA government's 'game-changer' Food Security Bill will still take six to nine months for the on-ground rollout as its beneficiaries are yet be identified by the states.

New Delhi, July 4, 2013
The subsidy bill will get pushed to 2.3 per cent of GDP above the targeted level of 1.9 per cent as a result of the additional burden coming in on the food subsidy front, a DBS Bank report said.

Sanjiv Shankaran and K.R.Balasubramanyam
July 4, 2013
Many states offer more generous food subsidy than what the UPA has proposed in the Food Bill. This may limit the political dividend for the UPA.

New Delhi, July 3, 2013
At Rs 125,000 crore of government support, the food security programme will be the largest in the world.

BT Online Bureau
New Delhi, March 19, 2013
The government has approved the revised Food Security Bill to provide for uniform 5 kg of foodgrains per month per person at a highly subsidised price of Rs 1-3 per kg.

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