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Poverty, Hunger and Public Action: An Empirical Study of on-going Decentralisation Initiatives in West Bengal

Publisher: Planning Commission

India’s Global Hunger Index indicates large-scale poverty and hunger and our failure to meet the challenge despite positive legislative provisions like NREGA and remarkable policy initiatives like ICDS, Mid-day Meal, Public Distribution System and National Social Assistance Programmes. The State Hunger Index reflects an alarming state of hunger in West Bengal despite its good record of food grains production in 1990s and poverty reduction through decentralization and land reforms. The report is review of situation in West Bengal.

Author(s): Manab Sen, Durgadas Roy | Views(432) | Download (144)

  
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