BY TC News Desk
Agartala: July 18. The central government has awarded Tripura under the National Food Security Act. Recently the Ministry of Food, Public Distribution and Consumer Affairs, Government of India has released the National Food Security Act Index 2022 based on the National Food Security Act (NFSA) and Targeted Public Distribution System (TDPS) across states and Union Territories across the country.
Tripura ranks first among special category states and union territories and fifth in the country in this index. This news has been informed by the Department of Food, Population and Consumer Affairs of the Government of Tripura. It is to be noted that under the National Food Security Act 2013, 50 percent of the population in urban areas and 75 percent in rural areas of the country have been provided with food security through the public distribution system.