India - A step forward to eradicate hunger

Posted February 17, 2014 no picture YounJu_GEMConnect_Chennai_India

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India has the world’s largest subsidized food scheme which provides affordable food to nearly the same number of people that live in the United States. This rationing system was first introduced in the 1940s and revived in the wake of an acute food shortage in the early 1960s. In spite of the fact that the ration shops provided items such as wheat, rice, sugar and oil of poor quality, this food scheme was successful in aiding poor people in India who were in urgent need. Howe...


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