Food Minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder Thursday said construction of 162 godowns with capacity of 1.05 lakh metric tonnes of food grain
is under underway aiming to increase the storage capacity of food grains
, reports BSS.
Association's Patron in Chief, Anis Majeed and Chairman, Malik Zulfiqar met Imran Ismail, Governor Sindh and presented their proposal for 100 years plan for a 'Modern Food Grain
market', on this occasion initial layout was also discussed.
For a family of five, the food grain
entitlement would be 25 kg a month, which is certainly a good quantity for survival.
SUKKUR -- In an apparent attempt to arrest a murder accused, police on Tuesday raided two villages, picked up five persons and took away all their assets, including a huge stock of food grain
China will curb planting of rice, its most important food grain
, the agriculture ministry said on Tuesday, in a major step towards reducing a growing mountain of unsold stocks.
Thus performance of food grain
crops impacts not only the food security situation and health of the industrial sector but also the course of international trade and balance of trade and payment positions in the country.
They further said that the genuine food grains
licencees had submitted complaints to the DC, Anti-Corruption establishment and Special Secretary Agriculture (Marketing) that the Secretary and Honorary Administrator had allotted the plots to the bogus Arhtis (commission agents) by issuing fake food grain
licences and they ordered inquires and suspended the Secretary but the 45 "allottees" today started unlawful construction on the plots.
Unlikely, as the government has been consistently projecting DBT as the only way to reduce leakages in subsidised food grain
supplies; the only way to weed out fake or ghost beneficiaries.
According to estimates released by the Ministry of Agriculture, the total horticulture production for the year 2013- 14 is said to remain around 280.79 million tonnes ( mnT), surpassing the expected food grain
production of 264.38 mnT.
Like other GCC states, Oman has been taking a series of efforts to achieve food security by enhancing cultivation and buffer food grain
stocks in the country.
The food grain
crops' cultivation in Yemen depends mainly on rain water, especially in agricultural terraces, valleys and bottoms and widely in the provinces.