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Is the govt doing enough to contain food inflation?

Tags: politics & government, food inflation
Asked by cyrus irani, 06 Feb '11 11:24 am
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Not at all, sir!! Food inflation has continued to rage even in 2010 with prices increasing by a whopping 17-18%. India wastes a huge amount of Food due to an antiquated supply structure which involves middlemen and mandis - and govt. have no control on them. The last couple of months witnessed sudden food inflation. The way the price of food items and vegetables soared, it created doubts in the minds of common people and economist alike. Winter is generally the time when fruits and vegetables are at the lowest prices. This was not so this year. The prices were way above the expected normal. Inflation in the food sector spilled to other sectors causing the rise in overall inflation.
Answered by sumati gayki, 06 Feb '11 11:26 am

 
  
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No
Answered by Manju Sikri, 08 Feb '11 07:59 pm

 
  
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Not at all, sir!! Food inflation has continued to rage even in 2010.Govt. have no control on it.........
Answered by J K, 06 Feb '11 08:56 pm

 
  
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It does not even know for sure what it should do
and it does not have the inclination to do
Answered by anil garg, 06 Feb '11 12:46 pm

 
  
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No ---The Government is not at all sincere in its efforts to control food inflation.

Leaders try to make more money to meet out Election expenditures.
Answered by anantharaman, 06 Feb '11 12:44 pm

 
  
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What more u want govt. to do? they r already voicing grave concern about prices as their household is also affected.
only thing they r not bothered about others!
Answered by shyamvanwari, 06 Feb '11 12:17 pm

 
  
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No ,,,,,,,,,, rather some--- in government &, minister/s are hand in gloves in black marketing and hoarding ,,who will catch them they themselves are plundering the people .
Answered by lolita mansfield, 06 Feb '11 11:34 am

 
  
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Yes. They have shifted the responsibility from one ministry to another and from the Centre to the State Governments. And also they are saying repeatedly that the UPA is very much concerned with high inflation.
Answered by Dharmarajan, 06 Feb '11 11:32 am

 
  
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Certainly not
Answered by krish, 06 Feb '11 11:31 am

 
  
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The government is not at all concerned about this as the ministers etc. do not have to face any difficulty due to this.
Answered by HEMANT MEHTA, 06 Feb '11 11:29 am

 
  
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