Indian Agriculture-Public Distribution System [IAS (Admin.) IAS Mains GS Paper 3 (Science-Tech, Economy, Environment, & Disaster Management)]: Questions 1 - 1 of 1

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Question 1

Public Distribution System

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Critically comment on the functioning of the existing TPDS mechanism and the role played by the centre and states. Also discuss challenges in the effective implementation of TPDS and alternatives to reform the existing machinery. (250 Words)



India is the fastest growing large economy in the world today. Despite this, one in every five Indians is poor. The “Global Nutrition Report 2016” once again demonstrates India՚s slow overall progress in addressing chronic malnutrition. So TPDS can be one of the avenues to ensure food and nutrition to the poor.


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