Traditional paddy farmers want better policies

Traditional paddy varieties being cultivated in Tamil Nadu do not have government procurement policies. Farmers who cultivate them often face losses. October 30, 2020 | Written by Shivaane Srinivasan Karur: There are no Direct Procurement Centers (DPCs), Minimum Support Price (MSP), or subsidies given for marketing traditional paddy varieties in Tamil Nadu.  As the demand […]

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Generic Medicine Goes out of Stock

Generic Medicine Goes out of Stock

Nearly 5,000 state subsidized medicine shops in the country are running short on medicines for life-threatening diseases By Ayanti Bera Bengaluru, April 8, 2019. State subsidized medicine shops called “Jan Aushadhi Centres” are out of stock on a number of generic medicines. The stores are built under the Pradhan Mantri Bharatiya JanAushadhi Priyojana (PMBJP) scheme […]

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