ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Starvation Deaths in UP and PDS

If the poor have no money to purchase foodgrains, the public distribution system (PDS) loses all relevance for them. It would serve the poor far better if the huge sums spent on the government's procurement operations and the PDS were devoted to water conservation programmes and pension schemes.

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