public distribution

Public Distribution

Any offering of stock by a publicly-traded company to individual investors. If it is the first such offering, it is called an initial public offering (IPO); otherwise, it is a follow-on offering. Companies make public distributions in order to raise financing for expanded operations, or because they have become cash poor and need to finance their current operations. There is a sales fee attached to public distributions that the issuer includes in the offering price.

public distribution

The sale of a new securities issue to individual investors. The sales fee for the distribution, usually absorbed by the issuer, is included in the offering price.
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"Being a Decentralised Procurement State since 2003-04, we meet our requirement under Targeted Public Distribution System and other Welfare Schemes," he added.
The Department of Food and Public Distribution was unable to reach genuine beneficiaries due to fraud, and duplicate identity, which created the wide-scale pilferage in the system.
1 ON FOOD SECURITY: The government has provisionally allocated 587.97 lakh tonnes of food grains during the current year to the states and UTs for the Targeted Public Distribution System, National Food Security Act and other welfare schemes, among others.
Thirty-one per cent of food grains and 36 per cent of sugar in the public distribution system, which is designed to provide food for the poor, get diverted to the black market.' Corruption had become all-pervasive, he continued.
Halasz takes the public sphere back further, to pamphlets of the sixteenth century, and argues that Habermas's conception needs to take more account of how commercial capitalism not only created the conditions for public distribution of texts, but also infiltrated discourse.
Sales to large industrial customers were up 5.8% due to positive developments in the economy and the commissioning of new facilities, while supplies for public distribution, which account for about 60% of total supplies, were up 1.9%.
Industry members were saying, at Festival time, the chances of Fire getting a Canadian distribution deal were next to nil because of the absence of a government envelope to tap (no public production money equals no public distribution money).
This volume studies the access of the urban poor to five basic amenities: shelter, water supply, sewerage and sanitation, health care, and public distribution of foodgrains.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Aug 13 (ANI): Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday asked its department officials to send notices and sought an explanation from two hotels on allegations of selling food items at higher rates.
If so, once we get it cleared from Courts, we can debate in Parliament and if a majority supports, make it law," Non-cabinet Minister of Economic Reforms and Public Distribution Dr.