DFPD problems uniform specs for procurement of fortified rice stocks by admin- Tuesday, September 21st, 2021 07:52:26 AM
It stated that 1 per cent of fortified rice kernels have to be blended with ordinary rice stocks
The Department of Food and Public Distribution (DFPD), below the Consumer Affairs Ministry, stated it has issued uniform specifications for fortified rice kernels for Grade A and commonplace rice for procurement of fortified rice shares.
It stated that 1 according to cent of fortified rice kernels need to be blended with ordinary rice shares. The Ministry stated that uniform specs of meals grains for Central Pool procurement for the ensuing Kharif Marketing season (KMS) 2020-21 has additionally been issued.
“These specs as according to preferred practice have been issued in appreciate of Paddy, Rice and other coarse grains specifically Jowar, Bajra, Maize, Ragi. These specifications also include standards of rice for problem to States/Union Territories for distribution below centered public distribution scheme and different welfare schemes based totally on the uniform specifications of rice for kharif advertising season,” an reputable assertion brought.
“All States/Union Territories and Food Corporation of India (FCI) had been cautioned that the procurement for the duration of KMS 2020-21 can be strictly in accordance with the uniform specifications,” the assertion introduced.
The Central government has pre-poned the kharif procurement length from September 26 in Haryana and Punjab and for different States from September 28.
The FCI and States Procurement Agencies were directed to ensure trouble free procurement and Minimum Support Price (MSP) bills to farmers, the State brought.