Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Rs. 1,224 crore to up godown capacity


The Union Government has formed a comprehensive project to increase the storage capacity
of warehouse in Kerala State during the 12th Five Year Plan as part of the food security policy
of the UPA Government. Minister of State for Food and Consumer Affairs K.V. Thomas said
the Food Corporation of India (FCI) and Central Warehousing Corporation (CWC) would
set up warehouses with a storage capacity of 14.5 lakh tonnes of food grain at a cost of Rs.
1,224.9 crore within five years

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