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Establish grievance redressal mechanism for farmers in misery: Goyal to FCI – New Delhi News

“Establish a grievance redressal mechanism to react rapidly to farmer/Farmer Producer Organisation in distress. Reaching out to farmers through ‘Jan Jagrukta’ programmes at grass-root level to spread awareness,” the Minister mentioned as he listed out 5 ideas to higher FCI’s progress on the event of its 58th basis day.

The Minister requested to change the general public notion of FCI from being inefficient and corrupt to dynamic, inclusive and sincere.

“Focus on integrating end-to-end tech solutions right from procurement to delivery to achieve operational efficiency and leakage free distribution — reduce PDS response time, beneficiary tracking etc.,” he mentioned.

Goyal requested to plan for trendy infrastructure and logistics. “Upgrade warehouses to international standards. Improve storage capacity for the growing need – power back-up, CCTV, robust network facility,” he mentioned.

Underlining the truth that FCI is the principle central company for execution of meals insurance policies of the federal government, Goyal mentioned that FCI has come a great distance in realising the dream of India being a self-adequate nation.

Praising, the way in which FCI has carried out the world’s largest meals provide chain system particularly in the course of the pandemic to guarantee seamless provide of foodgrains beneath the “Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana”, the Minister mentioned that FCI has not solely grow to be an necessary organisation but in addition one of the crucial precious organisations having stood in testing instances.

“Today, FCI procures nearly 1,300 LMT of wheat and paddy annually against nearly 13 LMT procured during 1965. Similarly, distribution across the country has increased from about 18 LMT in 1965 to nearly 600 LMT. Even the storage capacity from 6 LMT in 1965 has increased to over 800 LMT now,” Goyal mentioned, highlighting the journey of FCI.

He mentioned that the statistics displays how FCI has taken accountability but in addition signifies that there is scope of higher transparency. He directed to put together a format on how to strengthen higher supply to the folks of the nation.

“We keep talking about the green revolution — I & II. But as the Honourable Prime Minister said, the goal should be ‘Evergreen revolution’ – Food security is not enough, focus should be on Nutritional Security,” Goyal averred.

He mentioned that it is necessary that emphasis ought to be on bettering India’s ranking in the Global Hunger index.

This could possibly be achieved by including extra dietary worth in folks’s food regimen, he added.

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