Food Security in India: The Imperative and its Challenges

Business Standard India 2012, Business Standard Books, Forthcoming

22 Pages Posted: 5 Jul 2013

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Sudha Narayanan

Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR); International Food Policy Research Institute

Date Written: November 2, 2011

Abstract

This paper addresses the imperative of tackling the silent humanitarian emergency of under-nutrition in India. It makes a case for state support in the area of food security and against the background of current debates offers a critical perspective of appropriate food management and delivery strategies.

Keywords: food security, cash transfer, nutrition, legislation, entitlement

JEL Classification: I38

Suggested Citation

Narayanan, Sudha, Food Security in India: The Imperative and its Challenges (November 2, 2011). Business Standard India 2012, Business Standard Books, Forthcoming, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2289907 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2289907

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