The paper explores whether one of the largest programs in the world for women’s empowerment and rural livelihoods, the Indira Kranti Patham in Andhra Pradesh, India, has had an impact on the economic and social wellbeing of households that participate in the program.
Lucknow: The Food Security Act (FSA) will be implemented in Uttar Pradesh from July 5. Chief secretary Jawed Usmani made this announcement saying directions have been issued to the department heads concerned to complete all formalities on priority basis to ensure that the Act comes into force completely as per schedule.
The State government has allotted Rs. 8 crore to install portable biogas plants in schools to ensure cheap fuel for preparation of mid-day meals and food self-sufficiency. The project would give students an opportunity to access organically-grown vegetables for their noon meal.