Food security in India Current Affairs, GK & News

Inclusion of All eligible disabled persons under NFSA 2013

The Department of Food and Public Distribution of the Central Government of India has addressed the matter of including all eligible disabled persons under the National Food Security Act, NFSA 2013 to all State Governments and UTs. Key highlights All States and UTs have been asked for the inclusion of the eligible disabled persons as ..




Grain Trains

The Indian Railways has introduced innovative ideas to ensure continuous supply of food grains in times of the COVID-19 crisis and its accompanying lockdown conditions. Annapoorna Trains The Annapoorna trains are freight trains that help in transporting food grains and other essential goods. They are 5,000 tonnes super heavy trains that can haul up to ..


Plea on Food for All to be heard in Supreme Court

The Indian Supreme Court is currently evaluating a petition which requests the government to frame a law which will aim to provide food to the entire Indian population. What has happened? A petition requesting the government to examine the concept of state-funded community kitchens to feed the poor and hungry has been accepted for consideration ..