Virbhadra hails Union Cabinet for approving Food Security Ordinance

Shimla/ July 4
Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Thursday lauded the UPA Government for approving the Food Security Ordinance. The Ordinance was approved by the Union Cabinet yesterday. Terming this as a historic decision Virbhadra Singh said that this reflects the commitment of the UPA Government towards the welfare of the poor and the downtrodden.
Singh said that the National Food Security Bill would give legal entitlement to over 67 per cent population of the country for subsidized foodgarins under the Targeted Public Distribution System. He said that this includes 75 per cent rural and 50 per cent urban population of the country. He said that objective of providing food and nutritional security to the masses was laudable as it would ensure ‘Food for All’.
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