Foods | VOL. 8, ISSUE 48, May-June 2008 |

Geography of Food

National Food Security Mission The Indian Government has launched a new scheme, National Food Security Mission (NFSM) from Rabi, 2007- 2008. Presently, this Scheme is in operation in 311 districts of 17 States. The NFSM aims to enhance the production of rice, wheat and pulses by 10, 8 and 2 million tons respectively, by 2011-12. The NFSM-Rice is in operation in 136 districts of 14 states, dominantly in Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Assam and Orissa, while the NFSM-Wheat is in...

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