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


1.       Food Banks: -it is essential to establish food banks and to modernize godown in every state. So that, food grain can be properly stored.

2.       Extension of the coverage of P.D.S: -The coverage of P.D.S. has to be extended, so that no needy person will be deprived from the benefits of P.D.S.


3.       Restructuring of P.D.S: -It is necessary to check various malpractices in P.D.S. rationing officers must visit fair price shops frequently to know their problems. It is necessary to eliminate bogus ration cards by raids of ‘flying squads;. Cost of handling goods and transport cost has to be reduced.