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  • COVID-19: HP to cover 1.50 lakh additional families under Food Security Act

    COVID-19: HP to cover 1.50 lakh additional families under Food Security Act

    He said the state government will identify ‘priority households’ with revised annual income limit of Rs 45000.

    May 15, 2020
  • (In)Security of Dreze

    (In)Security of Dreze

    The establishment ought to have realised that the meeting was organised with a noble objective, specifically to help the poor to gain access to subsidised food supplied by the government.

    March 31, 2019
  • Nutrition junked?

    Nutrition junked?

    As reports of malnutrition in the midst of affluent subsistence trickle in from different parts of the country, it is deeply astonishing that what they call poshon (nutrition) programme for children has been suspended in Burdwan, till recently the rice bowl of West Bengal. The social welfare scheme provides therapeutic food packets to children. As …

    November 20, 2018
  • Odisha’s food court

    Odisha’s food court

    It would be less than fair to debunk Naveen Patnaik’s food security scheme for Odisha as a contrived initiative prior to the Assembly elections in 2019. It is quite obviously an essay towards fulfilling the Benthamite doctrine of the “greatest good of the greatest number”, one that is geared to benefit the state’s 34.44 lakh …

    July 31, 2018
  • Odisha to have own new food security act from October 2: Naveen Patnaik

    Odisha to have own new food security act from October 2: Naveen Patnaik

    Will cover the 34.44 lakh people excluded from the National Food Security Act

    July 28, 2018