MPhil, MSc, B.Ed.

Ambili S. Nair currently serves as Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics, School of Arts & Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi. 

Qualification: M. Sc., B. Ed., M.Phil. (Mathematics)


Publication Type: Journal Article

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Ambili S. Nair and Ravi, D., “The Impact of National Food Security Act-2013 on the Public Distribution System: A Case Study of Kerala State ”, International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), vol. 8, no. 6, 2019.[Abstract]

The Public Distribution System in India is an important food security system that supplies basic food and non food commodities to the needy section of the society at affordable prices. It is also a part of India’s agricultural policy. Also PDS supports farmers by providing a steady price to their crops at the time of harvest. The system is often criticized for not achieving the objectives for which it was formed. Corruption and black marketing were associated with the name of PDS several times. Many steps were taken by the government to improve the efficiency and smooth running of PDS. National Food Security Act 2013 was passed by the India government on 10th September 2013 with the objective to provide legal right to food to the poorer section of the society. But for various reasons the Act was implemented in Kerala by the month March 2018. This study analyses the impact of National Food Security Act-2013 on Public Distribution system in the state Kerala

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