Economics

Revamped Public Distribution System provides benefits to.


ANSWER

Remote and backward areas


SOLUTION

The Revamped Public Distribution System (RPDS) was launched in June, 1992 with a view to strengthen and streamline the PDS as well as to improve its reach in the far-flung, hilly, remote and inaccessible areas where a substantial section of the poor lives for distribution through PDS outlets. It has helped in stabilising food prices and making food available to the poor at affordable prices. It maintains the buffer stock of food grains in the warehouse so that the flow of food remain active even during the period of less agricultural food production RPDS (Revamped Public Distribution System) is one of the steps that the government of India to ensure food security. RPDS was introduced in 1992. It was introduced to 1700 blocks in India. The target was to provide benefits of PDS (Public distribution System) to remote and backward areas.

Hence, option ‘b’ is correct answer.

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