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Economic Reforms and Food Security: Rationale for State Intervention in India

Publisher: The NEHU Journal

In the twenty first century, the world is witnessing various technological advancement, however, it fails to address food security to millions of the poor putting a larger question mark on human security. The food insecurity leads to malnutrition among children, pregnant women and socially marginalized sections, etc. In the age of economic liberalization, food security is adversely affected by the withdrawal of state in developmental expenditure and the entry of market forces in the agriculture and food sectors. In fact, India’s failure to prioritize socio-economic democracy over political democracy created infirmities in achieving food security.

Author(s): V . BIJUKUMAR | Views(87)

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