Goa Government launches National Food Security Act, 2013

imgfoodgrainsGoa Government has launched the National Food Security Act (NFSA), 2013 with an aim to benefit more than one third of the state’s population.

As per the reports, the Act is likely to bring more than one third population of the coastal state into legal entitlements of existing food security programmes and schemes of the Central Government.

Here are some special facts you should know about the Act, its provisions and benefits:

Around 5 lakh, 11 thousand people in the targeted Public Distribution System (PDS) in Goa will receive 5 kilograms (kg) subsidised rice or wheat per person per month.  Read More

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