The Food Corporation of India is an organization created and run by the Government of India. It is a statutory body under the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Government of India. Its top official is designated as Chairman. It was set up in 1965 with its Initial headquarters at Chennai. Later this was moved to New Delhi. It also has regional centers in the capitals of the states. Important regions of the state also serve as district centers.
The Food Corporation of India (FCI) had stock of around 60.6 million tonnes of wheat and rice as on Friday, which the government claimed was enough to meet the requirement under National Food Security.. IndiaTimes - Published
FCI has so far delivered about 3.2 million tonnes of foodgrains to state governments to meet the requirements under regular National Food Security Act allocation. The food ministry instructed FCI to.. IndiaTimes - Published
Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Saturday thanked officials and workers of the Food Corporation (FCI) for ensuring the availability of food grains in the country amid the nationwide lockdown. IndiaTimes - Published
Food and consumer affairs ministry has decided to ban single-use plastic in its various departments as well as the public sector units under its administration from September 15. Ram Vilas Paswan.. IndiaTimes - Published