Food Grains Availability to the Needy a Point of Concern: NHRC Chief

Food Grains Availability to the Needy a Point of Concern: NHRC Chief

Indicating the urgent need of strengthening the country’s food policies, National Human Rights Commission Chairman Justice (retired) H.L. Dattu on Thursday said there was an improvement in the food grain production but making it available to the needy remains a point of concern. Justice Dattu, former Chief Justice of India, stressed it was painful to know that 15 percent of food worth Rs.92,000 crore per year is wasted during production, harvesting, transportation and storage. “Food security has to be read and studied with agricultural practices and the challengesfacing them in…

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