The High Level Committee for Restructuring of Food Corporation of India, today submitted its report to the Prime Minister. The Committee was chaired by Shri Shanta Kumar. The Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Shri Ram Vilas Paswan, was present on the occasion.
Shri Ashok Gulati, Member of the Committee, made a presentation on the various recommendations of the report. The Committee was required to examine the present day administrative, functional and financial structure of FCI and modus operandi of its various operations, and suggest a model for restructuring FCI to improve its operational efficiency and financial management, and suggest measures for overall improvement in management of foodgrains by FCI.
The Prime Minister has asked the Department of Food and Public Distribution to expeditiously give their comments on the report, so that it can then be implemented in a time-bound manner.