Food Security Expert

The poor in India will get food grains @ Rs.1-3 per kg, while in Pakistan poor get it on above Rs. 40 per kg. Alarming…..

The Government of India has promulgated Food Security act, which entitle the poor to get food grains on Rs. 1-3 per kg. The Act, which came into force from July 5, 2013, provided for a period of one year for identification of eligible households for receiving subsidized food grains, as per criteria which was also to be evolved by the states. The Act provides legal entitlement to 5 kg of subsidized food grains per person per month to two-third of the country’s population.  (Sahib Haq)