public distribution system
Newsclick Production, June 19, 2013
The Food Security Bill is seen as a quick fix to the problems of poverty in India. While there is no denial of a large mass of Indian people affected by hunger and malnutrition, there is a need to look into the provisions of the Bill and not just what it claims to do. Will it threaten the PDS? Will a few households be excluded from the new scheme? Newsclick discusses the defects in the Bill with Smita Gupta, Economist at the Institute of Human Development.
Newsclick Production, 27 February 2010
Prices of essential commodities have gone up beyond imagination. The Central Government has been making promises but taken no action and 'Aam Admi' is feeling the pinch.