Centre has allocated Rs 771.10 crore for a social security scheme, which is likely a move towards doing away with the ‘in kind’ component of wages paid to the plantation labourers.
A round-up of what’s happening in India’s Northeast.
Since the highway Tripura uses to transport most necessities is closed because of water logging and the lack of maintenance, the state is close to running out of stocks.
The Food Corporation of India should explore the new platform as a means of sourcing wheat and paddy as it will not only help bring transparency in the system but will also facilitate the direct transfer of minimum support price payments.
Citizenship on the cards for people displaced by religious persecution The Union Home Ministry is set to amend the Citizenship Act, 1955, to grant citizenship to undocumented migrants who fled religious persecution in Pakistan and Bangladesh. This is a move that will have far-reaching implications in Assam and […]