Food Security Act: A Historic Legislation – Prof. K.V.Thomas
Dec05

Food Security Act: A Historic Legislation – Prof. K.V.Thomas

Acclaimed as a revolutionary initiative, the National Food Security Act, 2013, is no doubt, the biggest-ever experiment in the world for distributing highly subsidized food by any government through a ‘rights-based’ approach. The Act extends coverage of the Targeted Public Distribution System, India’s principal domestic food aid programme, to two thirds of the population, or about 820 million people. It was perhaps the single-handed...

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