Prabha Jagannathan

Oct 22, 2019, 07.09 PM IST

Prabha Jagannathan

  • FCI too may not get to import wheat

    FCI too may not get to import wheat

    The government is all set to scrap Food Corporation of India (FCI)’s offer to buy up to 1 million tonne of wheat in the near term from select overseas suppliers.

    States yet to take a stand on Vaidyanathan report

    States yet to take a stand on Vaidyanathan report

    The Centre is set to take a “final view” on the recommendations of the Vaidyanathan Committee report on the revitalisation of cooperative credit in July this year, when it plans to convene a meeting of the finance and cooperative ministers of states here.

    Sugar buffer may rise to 5 mt

    Sugar buffer may rise to 5 mt

    The Union Cabinet is likely to consider a proposal by the food ministry that the sugar buffer be hiked to 5 million tonne from the 2 million tonne.

    Wheat import can wait till October

    Wheat import can wait till October

    The government is unclear whether it will have the requisite four million tonnes of grain as buffer stock by the end of the year through imports.

    Welfare granary nearly full

    Welfare granary nearly full

    With just a few days to go to the end of the month when the procurement season for wheat ends officially, the Centre has already procured 98 lakh tonne of wheat.

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