Question raised in Lok Sabha on PDS beneficiaries, 21/07/2015 . Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation’s National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) in its Consumer expenditure survey collects data on domestic consumption of different food and non-food items. Quantity consumed from PDS and/or other sources is separately collected for rice, wheat, sugar and kerosene.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on National Food Security Act, 21/07/2015. Central Government enacted the National Food Security Act 2013 (NFSA) to provide for food and nutritional security in human life cycle approach, by ensuring access to adequate quantity of quality food at affordable prices to people to live a life with dignity.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Public Distribution System, 21/07/2015. TPDS is operated under the joint responsibility of the Central and the State/Union Territory (UT) Governments wherein the operational responsibilities for implementation of TPDS within the State/UT rest with the State/UT Governments concerned. There have been complaints about irregularities including corruption and leakages in the functioning of the Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS) in some States/regions in the country.

The state food and supplies department will take strong action against ration dealers in case they violate the National Food Security Act, Jyotipriya Mallick, the state minister for food and suppli

New official data show that the proportion of Indian households using the Public Distribution System has nearly doubled over seven years. These households are relying more on the PDS and less on open market sources than before.

Delhi suffers from air pollution caused by transportation, road dust, industries and domestic air emissions says Delhi Economic Survey 2014-15 released on 24 June 2015. 

Ranchi: The state government will implement National Food Security Act in Jharkhand from July 1 in a phased manner for which the Center gave its in-principal approval on Saturday.

This article provides evidence on the role of consumer food subsidies in improving nutritional intake and diet quality by evaluating the expansion of the government food assistance program coverage in the hunger prone state of Odisha in India.

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has asked the state government to file an affidavit stating whether it wants to implement the National Food Security Act, 2013.

A Parliamentary panel stated here on Monday that the Food Ministry had a shortage of Rs. 81,000 crore to make subsidy payments and urged the Centre to take action.

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