Government in favour of scrapping PDS after successful Haryana and Puducherry experiments.
Aug 01, 2017|moneycontrol|Full Article
Under the new system being mulled upon, the government would transfer the money directly into beneficiaries’ accounts
PDS scheme is run jointly by central and state governments.
Under this, the central government-owned Food Corporation of India distributes essential items such as rice, wheat, kerosene, sugar through fair price shops.
Narendra Modi government pushes for PDS reforms, but progress slow.
May 16, 2017|Financial Express|Full Article
Minister for food and consumer affairs Ram Vilas Paswan spoke to Sandip Das on the issues relating to the implementation of the National Food Security Act (NFSA) and the several steps are taken to curb pilferage of PDS foodgrain.