Revival of Rural PDS: Expansion and Outreach

Published By: IGIDR on eSS | Published Date: April, 01 , 2014

Using the recent rounds of NSS data, this paper evaluates the performance and outreach of India's public distribution system (PDS) in the rural areas. The results suggest a significant improvement in the performance of PDS in terms of its outreach and offtake. States like Bihar and Jharkhand which were lagging behind earlier have shown a marked improvement. [IGIDR WP-2014-012].

Author(s): Andaleeb Rahman | Posted on: Apr 02, 2014 | Views(728) | Download (747)

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