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05-Jun-2018 New Delhi

Fortified rice, wheat soon at PDS : Ram Vilas Paswan

Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday said the government is finally ready to provide fortified rice and wheat through Public Distribution System (PDS). He also said a note on Rs 8,000 crore bailout package for sugar industry has been sent to the Cabinet."We...

31-May-2018 New Delhi

Ram Vilas Paswan chairs meeting of Food Secretaries of State/UTs

Ram Vilas Paswan, Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution asserted that foodgrain at subsidized prices is  being allocated for welfare and development of weaker sections of  society to ensure adequate standards of nutrition...

17-May-2018 New Delhi

Bring ordinance to restore SC/ST Act : Ram Vilas Paswan

Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas Paswan on Thursday appealed to the BJP-led NDA government to bring an ordinance to overturn Supreme Court's March 20 order that put safeguards against arrests under the SC/SC Act.Addressing a press...

27-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Give sanitation workers wages equivalent to IAS : Ram Vilas Paswan

Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Friday demanded manual cleaning of sewerage must be stopped and those indulged in it be punished, besides seeking hike in the wages of sanitation workers at par with IAS.Addressing his Lok Janshakti Party's National Executive...

10-Apr-2018 Motihari (Bihar)

Narendra Modi blasts opposition for 'dividing' the country

Amid nationwide protests by Dalits after a Supreme Court order allegedly diluting the Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes Atrocities Act, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday accused the opposition of dividing the country."They (opposition) are creating hurdles...

05-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Ram Vilas Paswan reviews BIS Activities

The Parliamentary Consultative Committee meeting of the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution chaired by Shri Ram Vilas Paswan, Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution was held today at Parliament Annex in presence...

02-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Congress ignored Ambedkar, BJP worked for SCs/STs : Ram Vilas Paswan

Attacking the Congress for ignoring the legacy of Dr B.R. Ambedkar, Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Monday said the BJP government had worked to protect the interest of Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs).The Narendra Modi government on Monday...

23-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Kishan Kapoor demands release of pending subsidy to HP

Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister Kishan Kapoor today held meeting with Union Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan and urged him to release the pending Rs. 35.99 crore to Himachal Pradesh as subsidy under public distribution system....

15-Mar-2018 New Delhi

GoI must ban fraudulent online sellers : Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali

Minister for Food, Civil Supplies, Consumer Affairs and Tribal Affairs, Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali has represented Jammu & Kashmir State in International Consumer Day celebrations at New Delhi. Speaking on the occasion, the Minister demanded banning online sellers,...

14-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Union Ministers, Niti Ayog discuss development of 13 Bihar districts

Union Ministers from Bihar on Wednesday held discussion with NITI Ayog officials for transformation of 13 districts in the state, which were among 115 classified districts in the country lagging in specific social parameters.The Central government has appointed...

27-Feb-2018 Guwahati

Ram Vilas Paswan chairs review meeting of FCI in Guwahati

Ensuring food security in the North East Region through induction of sufficient quantum of food grains from Ex-Surplus States of North India: Food Minister.Shri Ram Vilas Paswan, the Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution  highlighted...

29-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Government to soon bring stringent consumer protection law

The Union government is preparing to bring a more stringent consumer protection law that has provisions to safeguard consumers' interests against misleading advertisements among other things, Union Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said on Friday.The...

29-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Controlling onion prices not in our hands : Ram Vilas Paswan

Despite taking measures such as procurement from local markets, boosting imports and discouraging export of onions, the Central government on Wednesday expressed its helplessness in controlling the rising prices of the essential commodity.Union Food Minister...

29-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Controlling onion prices not in our hands : Ram Vilas Paswan

Saying that the onion yield this year is expected to be lower, the Centre on Wednesday expressed its helplessness in controlling the rising prices of onions, which crossed Rs 60 per kg this week in Delhi.Union Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said the production...

22-Nov-2017 New Delhi

2,000 tonnes of onion to be imported : Ram Vilas Paswan

Ram Vilas Paswan, Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution said that services to consumers should be of standard level. Shri Paswan said that all efforts should be made to provide facilities to consumers. Shri Paswan said that BIS...

31-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Onion, tomato prices to fall soon : Ram Vilas Paswan

Blaming the hoarding of agricultural commodities for the surge in onion and tomato prices in retail markets, Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday promised that the situation will improve once fresh supply begins."It is a matter of days. As fresh supply...

07-Oct-2017 Patna

Chirag Paswan will be next LJP chief : Ram Vilas Paswan

Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief and union minister Ram Vilas Paswan has declared that his only son Chirag Paswan will succeed him as the party leader."After me, Chirag Paswan will head the LJP. Chirag has the capability to lead the party," the Union Minister...

05-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Choudhary Zulfkar Ali calls on Union Consumer Affairs Minister

Minister for Food, Civil Supplies, Consumer Affairs and Information, Choudhary Zulfkar Ali today called on Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Ram Vilas Paswan at New Delhi and sought financial aid for various consumer affairs related...

04-Oct-2017 New Delhi

States told to check food adulteration : Ram Vilas Paswan

Union Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Wednesday said he has written to Chief Ministers of all states asking them to take measures to check food adulteration and sale of substandard jewellery during the festive season."This is festive season and...

20-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Ram Vilas Paswan addresses 49th Annual General Meeting of NCCF

Speaking on the occasion of 49th Annual General Body Meeting of NCCF convened at NCUI Auditorium in New Delhi, Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Shri Ram Vilas Paswan noted with satisfaction the performance of Apex Body of Consumer...

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