Odisha tops State ranking for implementation of the National Food Security Act

GS Paper 2: Syllabus: Issues related to poverty and hunger, schemes for the vulnerable sections of society etc   Context: Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister released the ‘State Ranking Index for NFSA’ 2022 during a conference of State Food Ministers on ‘Food and Nutrition Security of India’.   Findings: Odisha is in the first …

Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana:

GS Paper 2: Topics covered: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.   Context: The Government has clarified that Aadhaar of Husbands is not mandatory under the Pradhan …