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Arshdeep answered 1 year(s) , 3 month(s) ago

What are the three dimensions of food security?

Food security has following dimensions:

Availability of food: This means the food production within the country, food imports and previous years’ stock stored in government granaries.

Accessi

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Asked by Adithyan

Mar 22

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Aruna kumari answered 4 year(s) , 4 month(s) ago

How does food security get affected during a natural calamity? Explain two ways in which we can ensure food security in India.

Food security is affected during calamities like drought, floods etc
a. It creates shortage of food.
b. Increases the prices of food.
c. It affects the overall supply of the food.
d....

Asked by Priya

Jan 12

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Maryam commented 4 year(s) , 4 month(s) ago

What are the two components of food security in India?

two components are quantity and quality

Asked by Maryam

Jan 26

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Aayush answered 4 year(s) , 2 month(s) ago

What is P.D.S. ?

Public distribution system (PDS) is an Indian food security system. Established by the Government of India under Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food, and Public Distribution and managed jointly with state govern...

Asked by Atharva

Mar 15

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Aruna kumari answered 4 year(s) , 4 month(s) ago

State three dimensions of food security

The following are the three dimensions of food security:

Availability of food- It means the overall food production in the country, stocks from previous years and imports should be sufficient enough

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Asked by Maryam

Jan 26

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Syeda answered 5 month(s) , 27 day(s) ago

What is chronic hunger?

Answer.

Chronic hunger is a consequence of diets persistently inadequate in terms of quantity and quality. Poor people suffer from chronic hunger because of their very low income and in turn ina...

Asked by Ritik

Mar 3

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Aruna kumari answered 4 year(s) , 2 month(s) ago

What is the importance of food security in India ?

Food security is a condition related to the supply of food, and individuals' access to it. Attaining food security is a matter of prime importance for India where more than a third of its population is estimate...

Asked by Atharva

Mar 15

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Alishabbar answered 2 year(s) , 3 month(s) ago

I would like to know why is agriculture called a seasonal activity?

In agriculture the farmers have to cultivate many types of crops in various seasons. So agriculture is a seasonal activity.

Asked by Mehul

May 19

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Aruna kumari answered 4 year(s) , 2 month(s) ago

What are the problems of the functioning of the ration shops?

The PDS does not reach any or house hold due to the following reasons:

PDS dealers are found resorting to malpractices like diverting the grains to open market to get better margin.

Selling p

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Asked by Miss Mrunal

Mar 13

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Aruna kumari answered 4 year(s) , 4 month(s) ago

Explain the two components of the food security system designed by the government of India.

The components of food security system are
Food as a basic right
Food distribution system
Affordability of food
Sustainable agriculture.

Asked by Priya

Jan 12

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Adithyan answered 4 year(s) , 2 month(s) ago

Define Subsidy.

A benefit given by the government to groups or individuals usually in the form of a cash payment or tax reduction. The subsidy is usually given to remove some type of burden and is often considered to be in the...

Asked by Shruthi

Mar 3

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Aruna kumari answered 4 year(s) , 3 month(s) ago

What do you understand by MSP.

The Food Coorporation of India purchase food grains, such as wheat and rice from the farmers in states where there is surplus production.

The farmers are paid a pre-announced price for their crops. I

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Asked by Ritik

Mar 3

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Adithyan answered 4 year(s) , 2 month(s) ago

Pls tell me Who released the wheat revolution stamp and why?

It was a special stamp released by Indira gandhi, to officially record the impressive achievement of the Green revolution.

Asked by Mehul

May 19

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Aruna kumari answered 4 year(s) , 11 month(s) ago

Pls let me know when was rationing introduced in India?

In India rationing was introduced in 1940s.

Asked by Mehul

May 28

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Aruna kumari answered 4 year(s) , 11 month(s) ago

What do you mean by Famine?

Meaning of famine : Widespread deaths due to starvation and epidemics caused by forced use of contaminated water or decaying food and loss of resistance due to weakening from starvation.

Asked by Mehul

Jun 24

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Aruna kumari answered 4 year(s) , 3 month(s) ago

What is PDS?

Public distribution system ( PDS) is an Indian food security system.
Established by the Government of India under Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food, and Public Distribution and managed joi...

Asked by Samina

Feb 12

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Aruna kumari answered 4 year(s) , 2 month(s) ago

Describe the growth of food since independence?

India achieved self sufficiency in foodgrains as a result of the Green Revolution after independence.

Green Revolution has mainly focused on increasing the production of food grains through scientifi

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Gayathri answered 2 year(s) , 2 month(s) ago

minimum support price

Minimum Support Price is the price at which government purchases crops from the farmers, whatever may be the price for the crops. Minimum Support Price is an important part of India's agricultural price policy....

Asked by Saurav

Jan 26

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Dr satya answered 4 year(s) , 4 month(s) ago

In which state of India AMUL,the famous cooperative located?

AMUL IS LOCATED AT ANAND IN GUJARAT

Asked by Mehul

May 28

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