Urging the Food Ministers to regularly review the off take at their level, Prof. Thomas said that during the current year, record allocations of 253.96 lakh tonnes have been made upto September, 2012 but offtake against the allocations is a matter of concern. Infact it not only leads to denial of subsidized foodgrains to the targeted beneficiaries. It also accentuates the storage problem and adversely affects the subsequent procurements of foodgrains......Read More

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