Q. Consider the following statements regarding Food Corporation of India (FCI)
1. It is a neither a statutory body nor a constitutional body
2. The primary purpose of the FCI is the purchase, storage, movement, transport, distribution and sale of food grains and other foodstuffs.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: B
Notes:
  • Food Corporation of India is a statutory body constituted under the Food Corporations Act, 1964, to implement the food policy of the Government of India. 
  • The primary purpose of the Food Corporation of India (FCI) includes the purchase, storage, movement, transport, distribution and sale of food grains and other foodstuffs. 

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