Mid-day Meal Scheme : Moving from food to nutrition security
The Government of India is already doing notable work through the Mid Day Meal program. However, it can evolve further if state governments are encouraged to pilot new interventions to improve nutrition output and monitor the program.
From providing students with breakfast in Kerala and Gujarat, to encouraging mothers of students to take a more active role in checking quality, learn how several impressive endeavors continues to evolve the Mid Day Meal program.
What it takes to feed two-thirds of India’s population
This blog highlights the complexity of the public distribution system and discusses the major operational challenges faced with respect to the back end supply chain for in-kind benefits. It also highlights the digitization efforts so far, reasons for gaps in implementation and what the focus should be for a choice-based model, which we believe is the future of food subsidy delivery.
Can “Behavioural Science” Bell Scheme Design Cat? Insights from Exploratory Research on the Public Distribution System in India
The blog highlights the complexities involved in Public Distribution System and why it is imperative for the government to conduct a detailed market and behavioural research before changing the existing system.