Extension of free ration scheme will benefit crores of people, ensure support in festive season: PM

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the Union Cabinet decision to extend the scheme, under which over 80 crore people have been getting free ration, will ensure support to them during the festive season.

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Published on September 28, 2022 -  01:30
White House Turns to Private Partners to End Hunger in the United States
White House Turns to , Private Partners to End, Hunger in the United States. White House Turns to , Private Partners to End, Hunger in the United States. The Biden administration has vowed to end hunger in America by 2030. The Biden administration has vowed to end hunger in America by 2030. 'Time' reports that the administration is relying upon a number of private-sector partnerships to fund and implement the ambitious goal. 'Time' reports that the administration is relying upon a number of private-sector partnerships to fund and implement the ambitious goal. On September 28, President Joe Biden will host a conference on hunger, nutrition and health. . On September 28, President Joe Biden will host a conference on hunger, nutrition and health. . The conference looks to promote healthy eating habits, proper nutrition and physical activity. The administration's goal is to reduce the number of people afflicted with diabetes, obesity, hypertension and other diet-related preventable diseases. The administration's goal is to reduce the number of people afflicted with diabetes, obesity, hypertension and other diet-related preventable diseases. Prior to the conference, the administration released a list of over $8 billion in commitments made by private companies, charitable foundations and industry groups. Proposed policy changes include expanding SNAP eligibility, broader access to free meals in schools and offering summer meal benefits to more children. Proposed policy changes include expanding SNAP eligibility, broader access to free meals in schools and offering summer meal benefits to more children. Despite support from the private sector, all changes still require approval by an increasingly partisan Congress. It's the first time the White House has held a conference like this since 1969. . 'Time' reports that the 1969 conference, held by President Richard Nixon, proved to be a pivotal moment that would influence food policy in the U.S. for 50 years. 'Time' reports that the 1969 conference, held by President Richard Nixon, proved to be a pivotal moment that would influence food policy in the U.S. for 50 years

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