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Impact of Reform to the Public Distribution System in Indiańˇ╗s Chhattisgarh on Food Security
Impact of Reform to the Public Distribution System in Indiaäó»s Chhattisgarh on Food Security
 
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By Prasad Krishnamurthy (au); Vikram Pathania (au); Sharad Tandon (au)
Year: 2014
Pages: 34
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-4578-5403-3

Product Code: 1457854031

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Although a rapidly growing developing country, India has a larger food-insecure population than all of Sub-Saharan Africa. Given the prevalence of chronic malnutrition, the Government of India spent nearly 1 percent of the gross domestic product in the past year on the Public Distribution System (PDS), its system of subsidies for food grains and other essential commodities. Despite the importance of effective food aid in the country, a large share of PDS food grains do not reach their intended beneficiaries. However, the Indian State of Chhattisgarh instituted a number of PDS reforms in the early and mid-2000s in an effort to improve the distribution of PDS food grains. The authors find that both PDS consumption and food security improved in response to the reforms. Tables. This is a print on demand report.

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