• IDENTIFICATION OF ELIGIBLE HOUSEHOLDS

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     Coverage of population under Targeted Public Distribution System
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     State Government to prepare guidelines and to identify priority households
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     Publication and display of list of eligible households
  • REFORMS IN TARGETED PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM

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     Reforms in Targeted Public Distribution System
  • WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

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     Women of eighteen years of age or above to be head of household for purpose of issue of ration cards
  • GRIEVANCE REDRESSAL MECHANISM

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     Internal grievance redressal mechanism
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     District Grievance Redressal Officer
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     State Food Commission
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     Salary and allowances of Chairperson, Member, Member-Secretary and other staff of State Commission
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     Designation of any Commission or body to function as State Commission
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     Joint State Food Commission
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     Powers relating to inquiries
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     Vacancies, etc., not to invalidate proceedings of State Commission
  • OBLIGATIONS OF CENTRAL GOVERNMENT FOR FOOD SECURITY

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     Central Government to allocate required quantity of foodgrains from central pool to State Governments
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     Provisions for funds by Central Government to State Government in certain cases
  • OBLIGATIONS OF STATE GOVERNMENT FOR FOOD SECURITY

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     Implementation and monitoring of schemes for ensuring food security
  • OBLIGATIONS OF LOCAL AUTHORITIES

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     Implementation of Targeted Public Distribution System by local authority in their areas
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     Obligations of local authority
  • TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY

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     Disclosure of records of Targeted Public Distribution System
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     Conduct of social audit
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     Setting up of Vigilance Committees
  • PROVISIONS FOR ADVANCING FOOD SECURITY

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     Food security for people living in remote, hilly and tribal areas
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     Steps to further advance food and nutritional security
  • MISCELLANEOUS

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     Other welfare schemes
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     Penalties
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     Power to adjudicate
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     Power to delegate by Central Government and State Government
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     Act to have overriding effect
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     Power to amend Schedules
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     Power of Central Government to give directions
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     Power of Central Government to make rules
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     Power of State Government to make rules
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     Transitory provisions for schemes, guidelines, etc
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     Power to remove difficulties
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     Utilisation of institutional mechanism for other purposes
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     Force Majeure
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     Repeal and savings