Poverty in India

Therapeutic Food: Basics and Current Issue

Ready-to-use therapeutic food (RUTF) is a packaged paste nutritious food items like peanuts, oil, sugar, vitamins, mineral supplements etc. In addition to these ingredients, RUTF contains nuts, sweeteners and grains for improving the taste. RUTF is also known as energy dense nutritious food (EDNF). Intake of RUTF is a type of medical intervention which is […]


Decentralized Procurement Scheme

Agricultural pricing framework has gradually evolved in India ever since 1960s. They were guided by excess demand and shortages in availability of food-grains. These prices have major implications in capping poverty and promoting the well-being of poor. This makes it pertinent for governments to intervene in food-grain markets and regulate the prices. Need for Decentralized […]