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Food Security PDS vs EGS-A Tale of Two States

Food Security: PDS vs EGS A Tale of Two States Introduction IMPROVING food security at the household level is an issue of great importance for a developing country tike India where millions of poor suffer from persistent hunger and malnutrition and some others are at the risk of doing so in the future. There are various definitions of food security. In this paper, we consider poverty as the major determinant of chronic and to some extent transient food insecurity. It is known that poor do not have adequate means to gain access to food in the quantities needed for a healthy life.

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