Food, Consumer Affairs & Public Distribution

(1) Adoption of draft Reports on Action Taken by the Government on observations/recommendations contained in the contained in the following Reports : i. 1st Report (17th LS) on Demands for Grants (2019-20) pertaining to Department of Consumer Affairs; ii. 2nd Report (17th LS) on Demands for Grants (2019-20) pertaining to Department of Food & Public Distribution; iii. 3rd Report (17th LS)on Demands for Grants (2020-21) pertaining to Department of Food & Public Distribution; and iv. 4th Report (17th LS) on Demands for Grants (2020-21) pertaining to Department of Consumer Affairs. (2) To take oral evidence of the representatives of the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution (Department of Consumer Affairs) on the subject ‘Price Rise of Essential Commodities – Causes & Effects’.