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

With Odisha, which has a substantial number of poor families, rolling out the National Food Security Act (NFSA) on Sunday in 14 districts of the state, the total number of states and union territor

With pulses too expensive and unavailable on PDS, the urban and rural poor are relying heavily on starch for sustenance

This new FAO report finds that in poor countries, social protection schemes - such as cash transfers, school feeding and public works - offer an economical way to provide vulnerable people with opportunities to move out of extreme poverty and hunger

This publication provides an overview on the main issues debated during the development and passage of the India’s National Food Security Act (2013), which legally binds national and state governments to extend far-reaching social protection to the country’s population.

State Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister Saryu Roy said that distribution of rice and wheat under the recently rolled out National Food Security Act in Jharkhand would start October

Agriculture and food security sector experts on Thursday expressed their concerns over the adverse impact on farm sector due to the possibility of GM mustard being cultivated commercially in India.

The Rules provide for state governments to implement the direct cash transfer scheme for food subsidy beneficiaries. The central government will transfer funds to states/UTs on a monthly basis for this purpose.

The Tripura and Mizoram governments have almost computerised their Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS) to implement the National Food Security Act (NFSA), official sources in the two States

A report published by the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) on Thursday revealed a sharp 24 percentage points drop in the number of rural households using kerosene for lighting, and an equal inc

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