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D2C Brand Pilgrim Appoints Anirudh Likhite As VP Supply Chai and Nilesh Kambli As SVP Customer Experience

Pilgrim, a direct-to-customer (D2C) personal care brand, has announced the expansion of leadership with the appointment of two new team members to accelerate omnichannel strategy and footprint in the brick-and-mortar model. Anirudh Likhite has been appointed as Vice President-Supply Chain and Procurement and Nilesh Kambli as the Senior Vice President-Customer Experience. In their new role, […]

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Government National News

Govt e-Marketplace (GeM) To Cross Procurement of Rs 3 lakh Cr This FY

Procurement of goods and services from government portal GeM will cross Rs 3 lakh crore this financial year ending on 31 March 2024, said Chief Executive Officer of Government e-Marketplace (GeM) PK Singh in a media briefing. Singh said that on August 23, GeM crossed the Gross Market Value (GMV) one lakh crore mark and […]

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Government News

Govt To Procure 521 Lakh Tonnes of Kharif Rice

A quantity of 521.27 lakh tonne rice has been estimated for procurement during the forthcoming Kharif marketing season 2023-24 as against the previous year’s estimates of 518 lakh tonne, an official release from the ministry said Wednesday. Wherein 496 lakh tonne was actually procured during the 2022-23 season. During 2023-24, the leading States in terms […]

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Food Government National News

Govt Increases Onion Buffer Stock To 5 lakh MT To Control Prices

In a remarkable decision, the Indian Government has increased the onion buffer stock to five lakh metric tonnes this year, surpassing the initial procurement goal of three lakh metric tonnes. To achieve this supplementary target, the Department of Consumer Affairs has instructed the NCCF and Nafed to acquire one lakh tonnes each, while also efficiently […]

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Brands Companies Food News

Aavin Hikes Prices of Paneer And Badam Mix In Chennai

The Tamil Nadu Co-Operative Milk Producer’s Federation, which sells dairy products under the brand Aavin, has hiked prices for paneer and badam mix in Chennai and its suburbs. The revised retail prices will come into force with immediate effect, the Federation said in an official notification. The retail price of one kg paneer, which was […]

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Food Government News Retail

Karnataka Govt To Provide Cash Instead of Rice Under Anna Bhagya Scheme

As the Karnataka government is facing difficulty in procuring large quantities of rice, it has decided that instead of providing 5 kg additional rice to beneficiaries as promised under the ‘Anna Bhagya’ scheme, it would give cash at the rate of Rs 34 per kilo. Congress had promised 10 kg of rice per person through […]

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Food Government News

India’s Foodgrain Production Pipped To Record 330.5 Mn Tonnes

Over 830 lakh tonne paddy has been procured from farmers at Minimum Support Price (MSP) benefitting about 1.22 crore during the ongoing paddy procurement operations of marketing season 2022-23. Payments worth Rs 171,000 crore have so far been transferred directly into their accounts, an official release from the food ministry said Wednesday. Food Corporation of […]

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