Among the challenges that India is facing today, food security is one of the most prominent challenges. Rapidly increasing population, rising food prices and the threat of climate change are challenges that need to be dealt with on a war footing. Swami Vivekananda once said "the person who is struggling to fill his stomach
Philosophism cannot be explained. "If India is to be included in the list of developed nations, it must ensure its food security. Given the enthusiasm and enthusiasm that India has shown in the last few years in dealing with various problems A better future can be expected.
Food security has become a national objective for all since independence. While earlier food security was meant to be more bread available, today, food security means access to physical, economic and social conditions, besides balanced diet, clean drinking water, clean environment and primary health maintenance.
India always showed seriousness on the issue of food security and this is the reason that the Green Revolution started in the 1960s under the leadership of Mrs. Indira Gandhi. We also produced food according to the proportion with which the population increased, but starvation did not end. After the Green Revolution, the government implemented the Public Distribution System Antyodaya Anna Yojana, Annapurna Yojana, Diesel Subsidy Scheme etc. Apart from this, efforts were made to provide relief to the poor through the 'Grain for Work' scheme, yet it did not improve as expected, because the main reason was that there were some shortcomings in these schemes due to which the government
Was not aware As a result, the government felt the need to enact a food security law to prevent a recurrence of the food scam.
The survey has also revealed that the benefit of crop insurance reaches only 4 percent of the farmers. 57 percent of the farmers do not even know about crop insurance that crop insurance is done. The Government of India has entrusted the responsibility of distribution and maintenance of food grains in the country to Food Corporation of India since the year 1965. This corporation supplies materials
Purchasing sees storage distribution and sales arrangements. Through this corporation, rice and wheat at the rate of Rs. 2 per kg should be made available to the poor, SC / ST families residing in backward districts and blocks since April 2011 every month.
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Among the challenges that India faces today, the challenge of food security is one of the most prominent. Swami Vivekananda once said that a person who is struggling to fill his stomach cannot be explained philosophically.
The Government of India has always strived for food security. A number of important programs for the development of food grains and allied sectors were initiated to have a positive impact on both farmers and agriculture and the economy can get an effective solution to the important problem like food security.
Food Safety Program released by Government of India
National Food Security Mission - In view of the fast growing population in India and slow pace of production of food grains accordingly, the National Development Council has entrusted the responsibility to the National Food Security in May 2007.
The National Food Security Act 2013 is a law notified by the Government of India through which the Government of India aims to ensure that foodgrains are available to the general public in the country.
It was notified by the government on 10 September 2013 after being passed by the Indian Parliament.
The objective of the National Food Security Act is to provide adequate food grains to people at an affordable rate so that they get food and nutritional security and they can live a life of dignity.
Providing food grains at concessional rates to up to 75 percent of the population in rural areas and up to 50 percent of urban areas under the Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS) under this law
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Thus it is estimated to benefit about two-thirds of the country's population.
Five Kms per month to eligible families G Rice, wheat and coarse grains Rs. 3, 2 and 1 per kg respectively. Will be available at a discounted rate of Rs.
35 kg per family to the families involved in Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY). Grain of grains will continue as before.
The eligible families will be selected to receive subsidized food grains under the Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDM) for a period of 365 days after its implementation.
Pregnant and lactating women will also get maternity benefit of at least Rs 6000 during pregnancy and after six months of delivery.
Children up to the age of 14 years can take nutritious food or take home ration as per prescribed nutritional norms.
In case of non-supply of food grains or food, the beneficiary will be given food security allowance.
The Act also has a provision to set up a grievance redressal mechanism at the district and state level.
Necessary provisions have also been made to ensure transparency and accountability.