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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.
Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan during a video conference with the State/UTs Ministers of Food, Public Distribution here today directed the fellow minister to implement a ''micro-level plan'' to ensure that essential commodities are available at a fair price in the local markets amid COVID-19 lockdown.
Possibilities of regular supply of vegetables have cooled down their prices in the wholesale market but in the retail market, prices are still disturbing the kitchen budget. Also, the garlic prices have caused the housewives' expenses to double.
The Consumer Protection Bill 2019 was passed by Parliament earlier this month.
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday met Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Ram Vilas Paswan to discuss Rs 31000 crore food account loan issue.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on June 15 (Saturday) chair the fifth meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Aayog at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in keeping with the spirit of 'Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas and Sanka Vishwas'.