State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2021 report

Source: Down to Earth What is the news? Key findings of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)’s latest State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2021 report The FAO report has quoted a study done in 63 low- and middle-income countries covering a population of 3.5 billion on changes in the income of people. It… Continue reading State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2021 report

Free foodgrain supply until Nov to cost over ₹67,200 cr

What is the News? Cabinet has approved key decisions related to food grains, merger of CWC and CRWC and deal with Caribbean Island Nations on Tax matters. About Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKY) It was announced as part of the relief package during the COVID-19 pandemic. Aim: To ensure sufficient food for the… Continue reading Free foodgrain supply until Nov to cost over ₹67,200 cr

Govt to launch ‘One Nation One Ration Card’

The central government is working on a plan to launch a One Nation One Ration Card scheme for beneficiaries especially migrant workers to access the Public Distribution System(PDS) from any PDS shop across the country. The aim of the scheme is to provide freedom to beneficiaries as they will not be tied to one PDS… Continue reading Govt to launch ‘One Nation One Ration Card’