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Wastage of foodgrains in the country! Who is responsible?

Tags: politics & government, wastage
Asked by jerky, 03 Aug '10 09:10 am
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The government's efforts to augment food grain storage facility across the country so as to give an impetus to their procurement and prevent their wastage have failed to make a significant headway as the Food Corporation of India has faltered badly. The agency has failed to construct enough godowns, thus failing to add to the overall storage capacity in any meaningful manner. Over 1,300,000 tonnes of food grains - worth millions of dollars, which could have fed over one crore hungry people for a year, were damaged in Food Corporation of India (FCI) godowns during the last one decade. The damages were suffered despite the FCI spending Rs 242 crore while trying to prevent any loss of food grains during storage. Ironically another 2.59 crore was spent just to dispose off the rotten food grains. It is a pity that this rotten food was removed after spending another crores of public funds by this officials of FCI. It comes at a time when a United Nations report has claimed that 63 per cent c ...more
Answered by sumati gayki, 03 Aug '10 09:11 am

 
  
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0. The issue of the sort is a crime against humanity and needs to be tackled at the grass roots.
1. Systematic proforma( table) is to be in place from the date of procurement till the date of disposition in the form of a matrix.
2. The foodgrains needs to be procured as per a plan of distribution and it should be time-bound.
3. Food grains to be procured only after ascertaining that the proper facilities for storing are in place.
4. Rules are to be envisaged in the form of table so as to make it very clear that, if this is the laxity then that could be the punishment. This should include punitive action along with recovery in full of the damage from person or all the responsible individuals department/s.
5. The person by name should be made responsible for the decision taken during his tenure in the office and it should be binding till his/her death.
5. And finally, the responsibility is to be fixed by name of the person and not by chair that he holds(it should never an ex-offi ...more
Answered by abdulgaffar ghori, 05 Aug '10 11:55 am

 
  
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Public is reposbile that
Answered by Shiva, 04 Aug '10 12:16 pm

 
  
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Our Gov.& Leaders.
Answered by shashank rastogi, 03 Aug '10 12:18 pm

 
  
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V all
Answered by dhanendra kumar jain, 03 Aug '10 10:27 am

 
  
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Everyone of us is responsible for that...!
Answered by Dil Se, 03 Aug '10 09:55 am

 
  
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Every body is responsible. So many people lives with half bread but from most of the houses rice, breads, vegetables and other food grains are thrown away.
Answered by krishnamohan prasad, 03 Aug '10 09:16 am

 
  
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Bharat sarkar ka department food corporation of India
Answered by iqbal seth, 03 Aug '10 09:15 am

 
  
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Having butchered the CHARACTER in citizens by way of currupt leadership,the root cause is lack of CHARACTER-MAKING policies,in abscence of which,any amount of planning will go to drains.
Answered by vishwabandhubajpai, 03 Aug '10 09:14 am

 
  
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Some information, that some tablets have come in the market, and by using them, we do not get hunger at all, why care to grow crop or wastage of grain.
Answered by Surender Rao, 03 Aug '10 09:13 am

 
  
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