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Consumer affairs, food and public distribution

The Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution is a government ministry of India. The Ministry is headed by a Cabinet rank minister. The current Minister is Ram Vilas Paswan.

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Paddy procurement up by 16.56 per cent in kharif season
National

Paddy procurement up by 16.56 per cent in kharif season

Paddy procurement has touched 658.61 lakh tonne in kharif marketing season (KMS) with an increase of 16.56 per cent compared to the corresponding last year so far, informed Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution here on Wednesday.

Kharif paddy production increased by 15.91 pc in 2020-21
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Kharif paddy production increased by 15.91 pc in 2020-21

The paddy procurement in the ongoing Kharif Marketing Season (KMS) 2020-21 has increased by 15.91 per cent as compared to that of last year.

Lab testing in India should be of world standards: Piyush Goyal
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Lab testing in India should be of world standards: Piyush Goyal

Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Minister Piyush Goyal has called for embarking on Mission 'one nation one standard' and make India the leader in setting global benchmarks in setting standards.

Paddy procurement has gained momentum showing increase of 23 pc over last year: Centre
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Paddy procurement has gained momentum showing increase of 23 pc over last year: Centre

Paddy procurement for Kharif marketing season 2020-21 has gained momentum showing an increase of 23 per cent over last year, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution said on Sunday.

Paddy procurement in current season exceeds by 22.43%
Business

Paddy procurement in current season exceeds by 22.43%

New Delhi, Oct 20 Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution claimed that the Paddy procurement in ...

Paddy procurement for Kharif season going on smoothly: Centre
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Paddy procurement for Kharif season going on smoothly: Centre

Paddy procurement for the Kharif marketing season (KMS) 2020-21 is going on smoothly and the government continues to procure crops at MSP from farmers as per its existing MSP schemes as was done in previous seasons, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution said on Monday.

Farmer destroys 4.5 acres of standing paddy crop as he did not get a fair price
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Farmer destroys 4.5 acres of standing paddy crop as he did not get a fair price

A farmer in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur on Saturday destroyed 4.5 acres of standing paddy crop as he did not get a fair price for his produce.

News of Ram Vilas Paswan's demise 'unbelievable': Dharmendra Pradhan
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News of Ram Vilas Paswan's demise 'unbelievable': Dharmendra Pradhan

The news of passing away of Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ram Vilas Paswan is unbelievable, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Thursday.

Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan passes away
Politics

Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan passes away

Union Minister and founder of Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ram Vilas Paswan passed away on Thursday following illness.

Over 1,000 crore paid to 41,084 farmers for procurement of paddy on MSP: Centre
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Over 1,000 crore paid to 41,084 farmers for procurement of paddy on MSP: Centre

The central government on Sunday said that over Rs 1,000 crore has been paid to 41,084 farmers for procurement of paddy on Minimum Support Price (MSP).

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