public distribution


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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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Address : Department Of Food And Public Distribution,
New Delhi [India], Feb 10 ( ANI ): The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) reiterated on Saturday that no essential service or benefit should be denied to a genuine beneficiary for the want of Aadhaar, whether it is medical help, hospitalisation, school admission or ration through Public Distribution System (PDS).
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.
He was inquired by a Government Official there about the services ESDS provides to the Government, and specifically for the Public Distribution System.
The company said the offer is the first from its public distribution programme of simple debentures, with a value of up to BRL1bn and a duration of two years.
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.
It was not meant for public distribution, and by showing it to a group, Rawn-Peterson committed a crime, cheating the distribution company.
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.
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.
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.
With the Indian government undertaking various programmes like the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY), the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) and the Public Distribution System (PDS), there is sure to be an upsurge in the adoption of smart card technology in India.