The state government publishes Socio-Economic Survey report every year along with the budget documents placed in both the Houses of the State Legislature. The present Socio-Economic survey 2014-15 report presents information pertaining to the financial year of 2014-15 and covers 13 districts of Andhra Pradesh.

‘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 2014-15 is the 54th issue in the series.

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.

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