Food Corporation of India

Indian government corporation

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Food Corporation of India: Indian government corporation
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.


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FCI’s grains stock crosses over 60 million tonnes, govt says enough to meet requirement

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..
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Coronavirus Lockdown: FCI transports 1,000 train loads, 3 MMT food grains in 20 days

On an average, FCI is loading and unloading about 3 Lakh Metric Tonnes (about 60 Lakh bags of 50 Kg each) every day since the start of lockdown.
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Govt approves ex-gratia compensation for over 1 lakh FCI employees, including labourers

FCI's 1,08,714 workers, officers, including 80,000 labourers, who are working 24x7 to supply food grains across the country will be covered under the scheme.
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Over 1 lakh FCI employees, labourers to get ex-gratia compensation in case of Coronavirus-related death

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NGOs get easier access to FCI grains to feed the poor

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..
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Ram Vilas Paswan thanks FCI workers for timely delivery of grains amid COVID-19 lockdown

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.
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Food ministry to ban single-use plastic bottles from September 15: Ram Vilas Paswan

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..
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Mumbai: Food Corporation of India manager booked for embezzling money

The entire fraud came into light after the top level officials of the organization suspected a large number of incoming bills and decided to unearth the scam by investigating it.
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