India’s food security Law to Cover 70 per cent of population

food securityIndia world’s second largest populated country is going to setup a Historic law which will assure food security to almost 70% of total population nearly 1.2 billion. India’s food and consumer affair minister K V Thomas said that the Indian Government hoped to bring 75% of the rural population and 50% of the urban population in the country under the coverage of comprehensive food security programme by next year. If the national Food Security Bill prepared by the Food ministry be approved by a panel of ministers at the forthcoming meeting bulk of India’s population will get Legal Right to Subsidized food.

Report: Vishnu Devaraj

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