FCI not lifting the stocks would impact close to 21.52 lakh farmers, Congress spokesperson Gourav Vallabh said.
India needs to create a 21st-century welfare ecosystem to transform benefit delivery programs. The private sector can help.
Anemia has affected over 40 per cent our nation’s population. Food fortification could play a major role in lowering its rate.
Congress President Sonai Gandhi was addressing a meeting of chief ministers of states ruled by non-NDA parties, which was convened by her ahead of the crucial GST Council meeting on Thursday and the Monsoon session of Parliament that is likely to start from September 14.
While ensuring food and economic security for the poor is obviously a high priority, we cannot ignore the clear linkage between unhealthy diets and the severity of the pandemic.
COVID-19 has exposed the huge gaps in our nutrition security. We need to fix them before it is too late.
Social activist Nikhil Dey tells Outlook that the 'One Nation One Ration Card' scheme is impractical and universalization of Public Distribution System is the need of the hour to address the widespread starvation and hunger crisis.
Now, we have the hungry and COVID-19, simultaneously. A deadly combination, especially for the migrant poor. Still, we can feed all our people, if only we organize our people and our public services properly, including by protecting them fully against COVID- 19.
Why achieving India’s nutrition security through sustainable food systems is the road ahead
'The idea behind the new labelling regulations is to enable citizens to know more about the composition of food products, so that they can make informed choices,' FSSAI said in a statement.
Special assistance is also being given to the people of Jangalmahal and Hill areas besides Aila-affected areas and farmers of Singur, tea garden workers as well as the Toto tribe.
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar being received at the 21st Meeting of SCO Council of Heads of State in Dushanbe.PTI Photo
BJP leader and Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi participates in “Sewa Diwas”, organised to celebrate birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at a vaccination centre in Rampur.PTI Photo
Members of Bhartiya Kissan Union block a road during a protest against Punjab Government in support of their demands in Patiala.PTI Photo
Union Home Minister Amit Shah waters a sapling planted under the 'All India Tree Plantation Campaign-2021' by CAPF, at CRPF Training Centre in Nanded.PTI Photo
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar greets PM Narendra Modi on his birthday by writing a message on a board during inauguration of Maha Tikakaran Abhiyan 2.0 at Patliputra Sports Complex, in Patna.PTI Photo
India is poised to become a global education hub with the government introducing major policy changes
Outlook's annual ranking of India’s top 50 State Private Universities in 2021 will help students make an informed choice.
Jain to Patidar. Was caste a decisive factor in the BJP’s choice for CM during the recent change of guard in Gujarat?
With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates
We can do anything with the Cloud. Buy and sell, eat, cook, get our clothes, houses, cars, watch movies, read books, listen to music, talk, write, communicate, ask, create, teach, learn, heal…. Schools must prepare children for this world.