Economics

What are the measures suggested to remove the defects of Public Distribution System?


SOLUTION

The following measures should be taken to improve the present Public Distribution System(PDS): 

1) Implementation of measures such as door-step delivery of food grains. 

2) Improving the viability of fair price shop operations. 

3) Greater monitoring and vigilance. The PDS has been criticised because: Instances of hunger are prevalent despite overflowing granaries. The FCI godowns are overflowing with grains where some are rotting away and some are eaten by rats. 


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