Revisiting State Subsidy Food Programme Model for India
Mahesh Sarva1, Ajay Sidana2, Rupesh Roshan Singh3, Gangu Naidu Mandala4
1Dr. Mahesh Sarva, Associate Professor, Mittal School of Business, Lovely Professional University, Punjab, India.
2Dr. Ajay Sidana, Associate Professor, Amity International Business School, Amity University, Noida, India.
3Dr. Rupesh Roshan Singh, Associate Professor, Mittal School of Business, Lovely Professional University, Punjab, India.
4Dr. Gangu Naidu Mandala, (Corresponding) Assistant Professor, GITAM institute of Management, GITAM Deemed to be University, Visakhapatnam, India. 

Manuscript received on November 22, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on November 28, 2019. | Manuscript published on November 30, 2019. | PP: 2545-2558 | Volume-8 Issue-4, November 2019. | Retrieval Number: D7149118419/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.D7149.118419

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Abstract: Food Problem in Indian Economy is acute. Food Problem in India is not only concerned with the shortage of food but also has a deficiency of nutrition. The 2015 Global Hunger Index ranked India twentieth amongst leading international locations with a severe hunger state of affairs. With food problem, malnutrition also places a heavy burden on India in terms of deaths, disease and direct impact on productivity. There are several programs in India to address this concern, the first initiative was Amma Unavagam food subsidization program run by the state of Tamil Nadu has won popular support and brought a new dimension in food security. Several states started the program with different dimension viz. Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka. There are other states which are planning to adopt this model including Uttar Pradesh. The present research analyzes the success of state programs that can be replicated to throughout India. The study discusses the implications for policy makers for successful implementation of the program. The study also highlights the possible limitations and future research.
Keywords: Food Problem in Indian Economy is Acute.
Scope of the Article: Problem Solving and Planning.