Top News

Hi Bureaucrats

Elections

Business

News & Views

Star of the week

Chhattisgarh against cash subsidy in PDS: Raman

 

Dr.Raman Singh

Raipur, February 10, 2013: A visiting delegation of Parliamentary committee was today informed by Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh that the state was not agree to the proposal of the Centre for cash subsidy in Public Distribution System.

"Chhattisgarh Government is not agreed to the proposal of the Central government to transfer cash subsidy in the bank account instead of food grain in the PDS," Chief Minister Singh told the delegation.

The members of Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture were currently on a tour of the state.

"The cash subsidy is practically not possible looking into the crore of beneficiaries in the PDS," he said.

Since 2004 Chhattisgarh government was successfully running the PDS in the state, Singh said.

The visitors were also briefed about the Core PDS, Food Security Act of Chhattisgarh and a separate budget for farmers in the state.

Shivanand Tiwari, Rajaiya Sirsila, Sukhdev Singh Libra, Narayan Singh Amlawe, S Thangavelu, A Ilavarasan, Sanjay Singh Chauhan and P Pradhan, all members of the committee and Agriculture Minister Chandrasekhar Sahu and Chief Secretary Sunil Kumar were present during the meeting.


CM Baghel gifted Rs 80 cr development works for Baloda Bazar

Bhupesh

Baloda Bazar, January 23, 2023: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel today gifted developmental works worth about Rs 80 crore to the Baloda Bazar assembly constituency u

read more

CM Baghel dedicates Rs 69 Cr development works for Dharsiwa Assembly

Bhupesh

Raipur, January 22, 2023: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel today visited the Dharsiwa assembly constituency of Raipur district and interacted with the people and the

read more