TITLE

THE COST OF FOOD SECURITY VS. THE COST OF 'NO FOOD SECURITY'

AUTHOR(S)
Kaur, Harvinder; Billus, Swati
PUB. DATE
April 2014
SOURCE
Golden Research Thoughts;Apr2014, Vol. 3 Issue 10, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Widespread Hunger and Malnutrition is highly prevalent in India. It should be a subject of shame for every Indian. The cost benefit analysis of National Food Security Bill has been attempted in this paper. Is this a necessity for the economy like India where widespread Hunger and malnutrition is a major problem? According to GHI India's rank is 63rd out of 78 countries. Different cost estimates of Food Security Bill and the cost of 'no food security' have been compared.FSB is the need of the hour but it will dwindle our Fiscal deficit. Research is needed to be done so as to minimize the cost of FSB. History proves that when the people are secure and have enough to feed themselves, they are the useful productive members of the economy. Even the rich countries also spends on the basic needs of their people.
ACCESSION #
95272115

 

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