The quantity of foodgrains damaged was 0.25 lakh tonne which accrued in godowns of Food Corporation of India (FCI) during 2013-14. It has declined by 24% to 0.19 lakh tonne during 2014-15 above 2013-14. We have observed annual increase of 200% in quantity of damaged foodgrains which accrued in godowns of FCI during 2016-17 from 0.03 lakh tonne during 2015-16. The quantity of foodgrains damaged was 0.027 lakh tonne which accrued in godowns of FCI during 2017-18, down by -70% against 0.09 lakh tonne during 2016-17.
Highest damaged foodgrains of 0.25 lakh tonne has been seen in 2013-14 and lowest damaged foodgrains of 0.027 lakh tonne has been found in 2017-18 during the period under consideration.
Note: Source: RAJYA SABHA SESSION – 248 UNSTARRED QUESTION No 674.
Resource Title: Year-wise Quantity of Damaged Foodgrains which accrued in Godowns of Food Corporation of India (FCI) from 2013-14 to 2017-18 (From : Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution)