Food Security Act to cover all States by April

Consumer Affairs and Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said on Thursday that by April the National Food Security Act (NFSA) was likely to cover all States and Union Territories. After one year of NFSA coming into force — till July 2014 — the implementation of the Act had started in 11 States and Union Territories and since then, 14 more have joined the NFSA, he added.

He said the government had reformed the Public Distribution System by making it more transparent. “

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