India’s Food Security Plan Met With Skepticism

India’s government is moving forward with a landmark measure that will provide highly subsidized food grains to more than two-thirds of the country’s 1.2 billion population.

With food inflation hitting 8.25 percent in May, New Delhi resident Geeta Kashyap bargains even harder at the market to keep costs down. As food prices rise, she is left to wonder how the poorest in India can survive.
“Everything is so expensive now, diesel is expensive, gasoline is expensive, food is …

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