Revival of Rural PDS: Expansion and Outreach
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(570) | Download (115)