Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
India
Commodity Group
Rice
Commodity
All
Date
01/09/2013
Policy Category
Consumption and marketing
Policy Instrument
Food subsidies
Description
Approved an additional allocation of 5.0 million tonnes of subsidized foodgrains for distribution to Below Poverty Line (BPL) families under the public welfare scheme, effective until 31 March 2014 or until the National Food Security Bill is implemented in states and union territories.