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Wednesday, 21 March 2012

Food Bill implementation by year-end: Govt

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Food Bill implementation by year-end: Govt 
Clean media Correspondent 
New Delhi: Mar 21: (CMC)   The government today said it plans to implement the National Food Security Bill by the end of this year. 
"We intend to implement the Food Security Bill by end of December, 2012," Food Minister K V Thomas told reporters on sidelines of an event organised by YES Bank and The Hindu Business Line.  

He said as per the projections of the Agriculture Ministry, the government has enough foodgrains to meet the requirements of Food Bill as well as exports till 2014. 
The National Food Security Bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha in December, and it is being vetted by the Parliamentary Standing Committee. 
The ambitious food security programme of the UPA government aims to provide legal entitlement over subsidised foodgrains to 63.5 per cent of the country's population. 

1 comment:

  1. Iffective Bill Of Food to India........

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