No one — including the Union Government — seems to know how much the implementation of the Food Security Bill will cost per year — Rs 25,000 crore? Rs 100,000 crore? Rs 200,000 crore? What every Indian with a double digit IQ, however, knows for a fact is that much of the grains sent off to the states will never reach their targeted consumers. Forget for a moment that the Bill totally ignores the most pressing food problem in India — that of malnutrition. Consider only how much government money will be wasted, as dishonest officials will make merry. Read More

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