News Topic:National Food Security Act (NFSA)

J-K commences distribution of free foodgrains amongst AAY, priority households

In an important move aimed at ensuring food security, the Government of India has announced the distribution of foodgrains, free of cost to NFSA beneficiaries.

Five kilogram ration per soul not enough to meet needs: Consumers

The people across the Union Territories of J&K and Ladakh are perturbed over the announcement of the scrapping of PMGKAY.

Govt extends 5kg free food grains scheme till March 2022

The Union Cabinet decided to extend the free food grains supply under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana till March 2022.

J&K ranks third in Zero Hunger Index: NITI Aayog

On the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) of Zero Hunger index, J&K has managed to secure third rank among eight others in the fray.

Eligible families to receive free 5 kg ration per person in J&K

Department of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs has started distributing additional free 5 kilogram of food grains per person in J&K.

Govt to provide free food grains in May, June

The government decided to resume providing free food grains to the poor in May and June to help them tide over the economic hardship.

DDC Pulwama reviews verification process of ration cards

PULWAMA — Following the release of the list of ineligible and eligible beneficiaries after a marathon exercise of five months, the District Development Commissioner...

ACB carries out fresh raids in north and central Kashmir

SRINAGAR — The Jammu and Kashmir Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Monday carried out fresh raids in central and north Kashmir parts.Reliable sources said that...

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Kashmiris speak out as Valley witnesses first major polls after Article 370 abrogation

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Kashmir political leaders accuse authorities of arresting their workers

J&K political leaders, including Sajjad Gani Lone and Altaf Bukhari, have raised concerns over the arrest and harassment of workers ahead of the polls.