Economics

Public distribution system is aimed at


ANSWER

All of the above


SOLUTION

Public distribution system is a government-sponsored chain of shops entrusted with the work of distributing basic food and non-food commodities to the needy sections of the society at very cheap prices. The Central and State Governments share responsibilities in order to provide food grains to the identified beneficiaries. The centre procures food grains from farmers at a minimum support price (MSP) and sells it to states at central issue prices The basic objective of the public distribution system in India is to provide essential consumer goods at cheap and subsidised prices to the consumers so as to insulate them from the impact of rising prices of these commodities and maintain the minimum nutritional status of our population.

Hence, d is correct answer.

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