Facts You Must Know About the Food Bill

By SiliconIndia   |   Wednesday, 28 August 2013, 13:40 Hrs   |    7 Comments
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Bangalore: We cannot imagine our life without a pinch of food in a day as it is the most essential element for human beings to survive. In an overpopulated country like India, there is more demand for basic necessities like food, clothing and shelter, out of which, food serves as the most important component for a healthy living. The country is home to 25 percent of starving poor people of the world.

Recently, the Central government with the main aim to combat poverty and hunger of its ever increasing population had introduced ‘Food Security Bill’ which is considered as the world's largest welfare scheme. The bill guarantees highly subsidized food grains to two-thirds of the population. Here are some of the facts worth knowing about this food legislation as listed by rediff.com-

Also Read: Cheap Rice Scheme Sucessfully Rolled Out In Karnataka, Food Grains that are Expensive in U.S. Considered as Cheap and Disdained in India

Also Read: Food Bill Can Inspire Many Countries, Says UN Official, Food Bill: An Indirect Ticket To the Ruling Party for a Third Term?



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