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ROTTEN FOODS & HUNGER—IT HAPPENS ONLY IN INDIA:–

The Minister of Food and Agriculture Mr. Sharad Pawar admitted in the parliament July,2009 that more than 11,700 tonnes of rice and wheat amounting for INR 6.86 crore (USD 1,462,527) were found damaged in storage facilities of the Food Corporation of India (FCI).

FOOD DAMAGED:–
In contradiction to Mr. Pawar’s statement, it is revealed that more than one billion tons of food grains were damaged in FCI storage according to the Right to Information query filed by Mr. Dev Ashish Bhattacharya in January 2010.The reply to the query also exposes the fact that for last ten years between 1997 and 2007, more than 10 millions tonnes of food grains including rice, wheat, paddy and maize were damaged in FCI godowns. READ FULL ARTICLE

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