Prasad Krishnamurthy is Assistant Professor of Law at Berkeley Law School. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of California at Berkeley and J.D. from the Yale Law School. He has taught at the National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR) in Hyderabad, India as a Yale Law School Reubhausen Fellow. His research interests include financial regulation, competition policy, and law and economic development.
The Chhattisgarh experience and the National Food Security Act
20 Apr 2015
Many of the reforms introduced under the National Food Security Act are modeled on PDS reforms implemented in Chhattisgarh. These reforms are widely believed to be responsible for the state’s success in improving the distribution of food grains through PDS. However, this column shows that Chhattisgarh’s success pre-dates most of the reforms on which the Act is modeled.
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