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.

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