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82. Consider the statements about National Food Security Act, 2013)

i) It covers 50% of rural population.

ii) It covers 75% of urban population.

iii) Antyodaya Anna Yojana households, which constitute the poorest of the poor, will continue to receive 35 kg of food grains per household per month.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?


  1. a) i and ii only

  2. b) i only

  3. d) All of the above
  4. c) iii only


Solution

The correct option is D

c) iii only


82 Ans C

Explanation: The Act provides for food and nutritional security by ensuring access to adequate quantity of quality food at affordable prices with a coverage of upto 75 % of rural population and up to 50% of urban population for receiving subsidized food grains under (TPDS), about two-thirds of the population. Antyodaya Anna Yojana households, which constitute the poorest of the poor, will continue to receive 35 kg of food grains per household per month

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