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India warns against ‘hoarding, speculation’ causing ‘unjustifiable’ food prices

India warns against ‘hoarding, speculation’ causing ‘unjustifiable’ food prices

🕔07:10, 20.May 2022

India has warned against “hoarding and speculation” running up prices of foodgrains to “unjustifiable” levels and urged for ensuring “equity” and “affordability” in the availability of food to all. United Nations, May 20 (IANS) India has warned against “hoarding and speculation”

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Jitendra Singh calls for collaboration between India, UK on food security

Jitendra Singh calls for collaboration between India, UK on food security

🕔07:17, 19.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science and Technology, Jitendra Singh on Tuesday called for collaboration between India, and UK on issues of mutual concern like achieving the goals of food security and zero hunger, saying

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Natural farming is solution for food security: PM Modi

Natural farming is solution for food security: PM Modi

🕔16:44, 16.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday appealed to farmers across India, especially 80 per cent who are small land holding farmers, to adopt natural farming and look for nature-based solutions that can provide food security as

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Climate change will impact water cycle, food security: Shekhawat

Climate change will impact water cycle, food security: Shekhawat

🕔17:23, 16.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Tuesday said climate change will impact the water cycle and therefore affect food security but effective water conservation is possible only with community participation. “Climate change is already

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Climate change will impact water cycle, food security: Shekhawat

Climate change will impact water cycle, food security: Shekhawat

🕔17:17, 16.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Tuesday said climate change will impact the water cycle and therefore affect food security but effective water conservation is possible only with community participation. “Climate change is already

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Govt created 69 LMT extra storage for ensuring food security: Piyush Goyal

Govt created 69 LMT extra storage for ensuring food security: Piyush Goyal

🕔07:27, 16.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The Centre on Monday said it has been able to create, with the help of state governments, 69 LMT extra storage by effectively utilising the covered storage space for ensuring food security. “The Government’s vision to

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Efficient farming must for food security: Naidu

Efficient farming must for food security: Naidu

🕔18:04, 7.Aug 2020

Chennai, Aug 7  Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday said there is an urgent need to make agriculture more efficient and profitable to ensure food and nutrition security. In a virtual address inaugurating a conference `Science for Resilient Food, Nutrition

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FCI ENSURING FOOD SECURITY THROUGH PMGKAY  IN NATIONAL CAPITAL DURING LOCKDOWN

FCI ENSURING FOOD SECURITY THROUGH PMGKAY IN NATIONAL CAPITAL DURING LOCKDOWN

🕔08:02, 10.May 2020

New Delhi, May 10 : In the fight against Covid 19 pandemic, Govt. of India has announced one of the most important initiatives called Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana (PMGKAY) that provides free food grains to the needy population.Government

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Dependence on few crops impacts food security: Vice President

Dependence on few crops impacts food security: Vice President

🕔18:11, 22.May 2019

Chennai, May 22  Vice President M.Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday said that the dependence on few crops affects food security and loss in diversity can also lead to lifestyle diseases. At an event to celebrate the International Day for Biological Diversity

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Jordan assures India support for UN high seat, food security

Jordan assures India support for UN high seat, food security

🕔11:31, 11.Oct 2015

Amman, Oct 11  President Pranab Mukherjee was on Saturday assured that Jordan will fully support India’s candidature in the expanded United Nations Security Council, even as it will favourably consider long-term contracts for exporting plant nutrients and supplement New Delhi’s drive towards

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India working with WTO for solution on food security

India working with WTO for solution on food security

🕔12:35, 7.May 2015

New Delhi, May 7  India is working with the World Trade Organisation (WTO) members to ensure a permanent solution on the issue of food security at the earliest, the government said on Wednesday. “India is working with the WTO members

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Cabinet decides to withdraw food safety amendment bill

Cabinet decides to withdraw food safety amendment bill

🕔10:37, 6.Nov 2014

New Delhi, Nov 6  The government decided to withdraw the Food Safety and Standards (Amendment) Bill which was introduced in the Rajya Sabha in February by the then Congress-led government. The decision to withdraw the bill in its present form

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India won’t trade food security, farmers’ interest: Minister

India won’t trade food security, farmers’ interest: Minister

🕔10:29, 6.Aug 2014

New Delhi, Aug 6  India is not opposed to any agreement to simplify the rules of global commerce but cannot wait endlessly for a permanent solution on subsidies, so crucial for food security and welfare of its farmers, Commerce Minister

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Climate Change: FOOD SECURITY MAY FACE BRUNT…

Climate Change: FOOD SECURITY MAY FACE BRUNT…

🕔10:46, 5.Jun 2014

Climate Change FOOD SECURITY MAY FACE BRUNT By Dhurjati Mukherjee The Green Revolution in agriculture finds itself triumphed by the Green Evolution because of changing climatic developments, which are likely to occur in the coming years. The recent world-wide concern

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