Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
India
Commodity Group
Grains
Commodity
Wheat
Date
01/07/2010
Policy Category
Consumption and marketing
Policy Instrument
Food subsidies
Description
More than 3 million tonnes of food grain distributed by government since May 2010 to targeted poor families, with an additional 457 000 tonnes of food grain, 182 000 tonnes of rice and 274 000 tonnes of wheat distributed to above-poverty-line families.