This paper outlines India’s achievements in the area of food and nutrition security, and explores what lessons India has to offer to other South countries, and the institutions through which such knowledge sharing may be accomplished.

Despite the importance of effective food aid in the country, a large share of PDS food grains do not reach their intended beneficiaries. However, the Indian State of Chhattisgarh instituted a number of PDS reforms in the early and mid-2000s in an effort to improve the distribution of PDS food grains finds this paper published by United States Department of Agriculture.

The Congress may be banking heavily on the Food Security Act to help it garner votes in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, but the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) under the Planning Commission h

The All India Anna Dravida Munnnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) made clear its ambition for a larger role in national politics by declaring that it would provide a strong, bold and determined leadership in the country.

This report deals with the results of audit of Government companies and Statutory corporation and has been prepared for submission to the Government of Chhattisgarh under Section 19A of the Comptroller and Auditor General's (Duties, Powers and Conditions of Service) Act, 1971, as amended from time to time.

The Union Law Ministry’s opinion is that the food security legislation covers not just Indians but also foreign nationals and refugees.

The ministry’s legal affairs department gave this opinion in the backdrop of a 2012 petition by the Mool Pravah Akhil Bharat Nepal Ekta Samaj, saying that “the provisions of National Food Security Act are not only applicable to Indian citizens but also to foreign nationals legally residing in India”.

26,500 cr to be spent on managing costs and losses of the public distribution system

Implementation of food security law will cost . 88,500 crore in 2014-15 almost same as the total food subsidy last year, giving a push to the UPA government’s ambitious plan to meet the basic food requirements of every individual.

The expenditure on subsidies for food, fertiliser and fuel for 2014-15 is budgeted at Rs 2,46,397 crore, as against Rs 2,45,452 crore in the revised estimates

The biggest mystery on the day of the interim Budget had to do with the rollovers for the next financial year on the subsidy front. While the fertiliser, food and petroleum sectors were demanding more money, Finance Minister P Chidambaram insisted that there would be no rollovers, except for Rs 35,000 crore on fuel subsidy.

Koraput district in Odisha was conferred the national award under the schemes District award for effective initiatives in National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) administration in the 9th

'Padithara Khathi', Karnataka government's ambitious food security scheme that ensures delivery of foodgrains at fair price shops on specific dates under the public distribution system (PDS) has be