Fortified Rice:

GS Paper 3: Topics Covered: Issues relating to poverty and hunger.   Fortified Rice: Context: The Union Cabinet has approved a scheme to distribute fortified rice under government programmes.   Efforts by Government in this regard: Food Corporation of India and state agencies have already procured 88.65 LMT (lakh tonnes) of fortified rice for supply …

Fortified Rice:

GS Paper 3: Topics Covered: Issues relating to poverty and hunger.   Context: The Centre has distributed 3.38 lakh metric tonnes of fortified rice till December 2021 through anganwadis and mid-day meals at government schools, according to the Economic Survey.   Efforts by Government in this regard: In 2019, the government approved a Centrally sponsored …