Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
India
Commodity Group
Rice
Commodity
All
Date
05/11/2015
Policy Category
Consumption and marketing
Policy Instrument
Food subsidies
Description
Decided to continue allocating additional supplies of subsidized foodgrains for distribution to Below Poverty Line (BPL) and Above Poverty Line (APL) in States and Union Territories that had not yet implemented the National Food Security Act. The measure will be effective from October 2015 through March 2016, or until the National Food Security Act is implemented in such states.