Title: PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM AND FOOD SECURITY IN INDIA: A
CASE STUDY OF UTTARAKHAND
Authors: Nidhi Arora
, Prof. V.A.Bourai
, Prof. V.A.Bourai3 1&3. Department of Economics, SGRR PG College, Dehradun
2. Department of Economics, H.N.B. Garhwal University, Srinagar Garhwal
MLA 8 Arora, Nidhi, et al. "PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM AND FOOD SECURITY IN INDIA: A CASE STUDY OF UTTARAKHAND." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 3, no. 8, Aug. 2018, pp. 3934-3940, ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=274. Accessed Aug. 2018.
APA Arora, N., Singh, P., & Bourai, P. (2018, August). PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM AND FOOD SECURITY IN INDIA: A CASE STUDY OF UTTARAKHAND. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 3(8), 3934-3940. Retrieved from ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=274
Chicago Arora, Nidhi, P.D. Singh, and Prof. V.A. Bourai. "PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM AND FOOD SECURITY IN INDIA: A CASE STUDY OF UTTARAKHAND." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 3, no. 8 (August 2018), 3934-3940. Accessed August, 2018. ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=274.
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Abstract: Food security is a major concern in many parts of India as hunger and malnutrition still persist.
As one of the criteria for Human Development, Food security is considered a basic necessity in
many parts of India. Public Distribution System is the most important medium of government
through which food security is ensured at micro level. Although it is very important medium but
in India along with other government policies its working has not been successful to achieve the
desired level of food security. There is plenty of literature on food security and public
distribution system, findings of past studies found that in various parts of India hunger and
malnutrition still persists in spite of huge stocks of food grains. Present study tries to find the role
of Public Distribution System (PDS) in achieving food security its effectiveness and Impact of
PDS on achieving the food security of households.
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