Question raised in Lok Sabha on prices under PDS, 03/03/2015.

The National Food Security Act (NFSA) 2013 combines and expands the scope of some existing food-based welfare schemes. It will be distributing raw rations, meal(s) and/or cash. Approximately 81.35 crore persons or 16.57 crore households are to benefit under the targeted public distribution system (TPDS) under the Act.

Tripura and Mizoram governments are compu-terising their Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS) to implement the National Food Security Act from April, officials said on Thursday.

Despite substantial economic growth, India still has one of the highest undernutrition rates in the world. Because of its large population, India is home to almost 40 per cent of the world’s stunted children.

Cash transfers, devolution of procurement & stocking burden, changes in MSP policy, full ops computerisation

Inequality in South Asia appears to be moderate when looking at standard indicators such as the Gini index, which are based on consumption expenditures per capita. But other pieces of evidence reveal enormous gaps, from extravagant wealth at one end to lack of access to the most basic services at the other.

Bhubaneswar: During the second day of district collectors’ conference at the State Secretariat on Wednesday, chief minister Naveen Patnaik said that the state government is going to introduce Odish

The public distribution system (PDS) has been one of the main policy instruments of the Government of India (GoI) to provide food security to the people of this country, especially the vulnerable ones.

Solan, December 23: With gram sabhas failing to identify eligible families that are supposed to benefit from the centrally-sponsored National Food Security Scheme introduced in October last year in

Question raised in Lok Sabha on review of PDS, 09/12/2014.