‘Economic Survey of Maharashtra’ is prepared by the Directorate of Economics and Statistics, Planning Department every year for presentation in the Budget Session of the State Legislature. The present publication for the year 2015-16 is the 55th issue in the series.

This paper uses panel data to analyze factors that contributed to the rapid decline in poverty in India between 2005 and 2012. The analysis employs a nonparametric decomposition method that measures the relative contributions of different components of household livelihoods to observed changes in poverty.

Meghalaya is ready to roll out the National Food Security Act (NFSA) from this month.

Consumer Affairs and Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said on Thursday that by April the National Food Security Act (NFSA) was likely to cover all States and Union Territories.

This paper brings together existing literature on the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNRGEA) and the Public Distribution System (PDS) in India, offering a narrative review of the evidence on impacts on food security, health and nutrition of beneficiaries.

The Forest and Environment and Tea and ex-Tea Tribes Welfare Minister Atuwa Munda on Monday formally inaugurated the launch of the distribution of foodgrains under the National Food Security Act (N

After two years of dithering, Uttar Pradesh is implementing the food security law from the New Year’s Day.

The National Food Security Act, 2013 was ceremonially launched in Darrang district on Sunday in a largely attended public function organized by the district administration in association with the

This paper brings together existing literature on the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNRGEA) and the Public Distribution System (PDS) in India, offering a narrative review of the evidence on impacts on food security, health and nutrition of beneficiaries.

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India in this report highlighted gross irregularities in implementation of the midday meal (MDM) scheme.

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