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Movement Of Food Grains

Foodgrains moved to States

Movement of food grains is undertaken by FCI in order to evacuate stocks from surplus regions to meet the NFSA/TPDS/OWSrequirements of deficit regions and also to create buffer stocks in deficit regions. This Department closely monitors the movement of food grains and co-ordinates with FCI and Railways. About 40 million tonnes of food grains are transported by FCI across the country in a year. Movement of food grains is undertaken by rails road and Waterways. More than 85% of the movement of stocks is undertaken by rail. Inter-State movement by road is mainly undertaken in those parts of the country which are not connected by rail. Foodgrains stocks are also moved by ocean vessels to Lakshadweep and Andaman & Nicobar Islands and through coastal shipping and riverine movement to Kerala/Agartala (Tripura)

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Inter state movement of Food grain from various sources


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Planning and dispatch of rakes(PDS) on Inter State Account


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Inter-Intra state movement of Food grain from various sources


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Consolidated data of Movement


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All India transit losses


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