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Economic Liberalisation, Targeted Programmes and Household Food Security: A Case Study of India

Publisher: IFPRI

This study aims to evaluate several such programs that are currently in place in the country from the point of view of their impact, efficiency and financial sustainability. The purpose is to determine how these programs may be improved and propose appropriate policy options for reform, while also keeping in mind the new challenges that might lie ahead. Specifically, the study evaluates the Public Distribution System (PDS), Public Works Programs, and certain food-based direct intervention programs such as the Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) and Tamil Nadu Integrated Nutrition Program (TINP), with a view to suggest how they can be made more cost effectiveness and better targeted."

Author(s): S. Mahendra Dev, C. Ravi, Brinda Viswanathan, Ashok Gulati, Sangamitra Ramachander | Views(366) | Download (186)

  
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