Description - Public Support for Food Security by N. Krishnaji
This book reviews India's experience with the Public Distribution System (PDS), set up to ensure availability of foodgrains to the poor at affordable prices. It explores the issues of fixing support and prices, quantities to be procured and distributed, extending the coverage of PDS, ways of targeting beneficiares, the management of fair price shops, and methods for preventing leakages. The contributors make various practical suggestions for reform of the PDS, thus enabling it to meet its welfare objectives.
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