System of Promoting Appropriate National Dynamism
for Agriculture and Nutrition

SPANDAN Working Paper

Revival of Rural PDS: Expansion and Outreach

Publisher: SPANDAN

Using the recent rounds of NSS data, this paper evaluates the performance and outreach of India's public distribution system (PDS) in the rural areas. The results suggest a significant improvement in the performance of PDS in terms of its outreach and offtake. States like Bihar and Jharkhand which were lagging behind earlier have shown a marked improvement.

Author(s): Andaleeb Rahman | Views(1817) | Download (460)

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