National Food Security Bill, 2011

National Food Security Bill, 2011

This National Food Security Bill, 2011 has been approved by Sonia Gandhi-led National Advisory Council and sent to the government. It seeks legal food entitlements to 90 per cent rural and 50 per cent urban households.

 

An Act to ensure public provisioning of food and related measures to enable assured economic and social access to adequate food, for all persons in the country, at all times, in pursuance of their fundamental right to live with dignity. This Act may be called the National Food Security Act 2011.
 

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