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Governance Bytes: PM extends free rations until November

PM extends free rations until November Approx Read Time: 6 minutes In News: PM extends free rations until November Acknowledging that the Covid pandemic and the lockdown have hit the poor the hardest, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced an extension of the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) for 80 crore people till the …

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Surplus wheat: At 125 lakh tonnes, MP only next to Punjab

Surplus wheat: At 125 lakh tonnes, MP only next to Punjab Approx Read Time: 5 minutes In News: Surplus wheat: At 125 lakh tonnes Madhya Pradesh is set to surpass Punjab to become the largest wheat-procuring state for the central pool during the 2020-21 Rabi marketing season. While Punjab has produced surplus food grains for …

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Editorial Analysis: One nation, one ration card: Making it a success

One Nation One Ration Card -Analysis Approx Read Time: 7 minutes Relief measures to counter the impact of nationwide lockdown: The nationwide lockdown had resulted in large scale disruption of economic or manufacturing activities which depends substantially on labour. The government has announced several relief measures under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana (PMGKAY). …

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Reviving Economy: 2nd tranche of relief focuses on poor, migrants, farmers

2nd tranche of relief focuses on poor, migrants, farmers Approx Read Time: 7 minutes In News: 2nd tranche of relief focuses on poor, migrants, farmers In the second set of measures of the Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan stimulus package, the government focused on the poor migrants, farmers and the lower middle class. The announcements included affordable …

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Governance Bytes: Rabi Crop MSP Hike

Rabi crop MSP to be hiked for next season – (Rabi Crop MSP Hike) Approx Read Time: 3 minutes In News: (Rabi Crop MSP Hike) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) decided to increase to the minimum support price for winter crops for the forthcoming rabi marketing season (2020-21). The increase in MSP for …

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