Food Security in India
Food security means availability of food to all people all the time. Food security has following dimensions:
- Availability of food: This means the food production within the country, food imports and previous years’ stock stored in government granaries.
- Accessibility of food: This means food should be within reach of every person.
- Affordability: This means that every individual has enough money to buy sufficient, safe and nutritious food to meet one’s dietary needs.