Note on the draft national food security bill

Note on the draft national food security bill

 This framework note on the draft food security bill released by Sonia Gandhi headed National Advisory Council attempts to build a strong system of grievance redressal for all food-related schemes, to ensure that food entitlements are realised.


The National Food Security Act is envisaged as a path-breaking legislation, aimed at protecting all children, women and men from
hunger and food deprivation. Aside from creating new food entitlements, the Act would place a range of existing food-related schemes on a new footing and set new standards of transparency
and accountability for social programmes.

See Also

Bill: Draft National Food Security Bill, 2010.
Feature: Tracking Nilekani.
Report: Envisioning a role for aadhaar in the public distribution system.
Feature: Low Pulse.
Report: Report on the state of food insecurity.
Report: Economics of foodgrain management.
Opinion: Fix what is broken.
Report: Food security in India - performance, challenges and policies.

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