Factors Responsible for Food Problem in India: Food problem in India was very much acute during 1950s and 1960s. For example, China has an excellent system of grain storage education and research. They live in harmony with nature but live a life of deprivation and poverty. But we should appreciate the difficulties of the Government in this matter. Public Distribution System is also a reason for growing food insecurity in the country. .
During Second World War India experienced a severe food crisis leading to a phenomenal increase in the prices of foodgrains. People in rural areas in India have many problems such as:. However, in many rural communities, illegal child marriages are still common. Hence, improving small farm production and productivity, as a single development strategy, can make the greatest contribution to the elimination of hunger and poverty. The School Noon Meal programme provides an opportunity for ensuring nutrition security to children. In most places, the governments have been less than swift in paying the farmer more for the crops - the government sets prices for farming in India and procures crops from farmers to incentivise production and ensure income support.
The economic benefit to the farmer as a result of this programme should be measured. After 1968 the government gradually reduced the volume of imports of foodgrains from nearly 8. There are however, several available areas of improvement for increasing the levels of production and productivity and improving the lives of the people dependent on agriculture and allied activities. But considering the high rate of growth of population to 2. The partition of India in 1947 again aggravated the food crisis as after partition the country received about 82 per cent of the population but had to manage with nearly 45 per cent of the total cultivated area under cereals and with 69 per cent of the irrigated area. Climate change too, has an impact on the agricultural productivity, which affects the availability of food items and thus, food security.
The dairy industry provides employment to 18 million people 9. Under Hindu law, sons have an independent share in the ancestral property. In India, there does exist gender-specific wage rates differences. Major Issues in India Corruption The most widely spread endemic in India is corruption, which must be handled quickly and wisely. They collect the food waste from individuals, weddings, canteens, and other events and redistribute it to the needy, free of cost.
Such non-food use of edible oils ultimately reduces their availability and pushes up their prices. The remaining contribution comes from children. Tribes live in secluded and largely inaccesible regions of the country. The Production of food grain has achieved record production 234. Water for agriculture is another problem area. Few also reuse non-perishable food.
Most of the poor in India live in villages. Rural-to-urban migration has shown a gradual increase, with its share in total migration rising from 16. In rural and tribal areas This is mainly due to lack of improvement in agricultural productivity owing to inadequate resources and markets needed to obtain agricultural stability. But for the average mass there is a question because the systems that have been put in place, the kind of certification are all very expensive. This will reduce the food prices and increase affordability. A study of amniocentesis in a Bombay hospital found that 96 percent of female fetuses were aborted, compared with only a small percentage of male fetuses. Evidence from the states of Bihar, Rajasthan, Orissa, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Gujarat find registration for maternal and child health services to be as low as 5-22 percent in rural areas and 21-51 percent in urban areas.
I actually have a friend who died from an E. As a result of the decline in public investment, expansion in irrigation, growth in input usage and technological improvement, have all slowed down during the 1990s. The government has declared a large part of the land as forest area for conservation. In 1950-51 India produced 55 mm. Accordingly a heavy stamp duty is levied on lease documents. Surviving through a normal life cycle is a resource-poor woman's greatest challenge.
Net productivity of rice and wheat increased in the Punjab from 1. In the urban areas, providing assistance to the small scale enterprises will lead to expansion of employment opportunities. This reduced Wastage of Water … and we saved a lot for the small town Koparkhairane. But unfortunately only 35 per cent of the Indian population is provided with this minimum consumption standard. As on 1st October, 1997 total buffer stocks of foodgrains with public agencies were 15.