India lockdown: There’s enough food, but India is struggling to get it to people

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published Published on Apr 1, 2020   modified Modified on Apr 10, 2020

-The Indian Express

As far as the availability of food is concerned, the country has more than adequate stock. Also, thanks to a surplus monsoon, a bumper rabi crop is on its way.

With markets shut, farm labourers absent from fields, and transportation services at a halt, is India likely to face a food crisis because of the coronavirus-induced lockdown?

Possible, if steps are not taken in some key areas.

As far as the availability of food is concerned, the country has more than adequate stock. Also, thanks to a surplus monsoon, a bumper rabi crop is on its way.

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The Indian Express, 1 April, 2020, https://indianexpress.com/article/explained/heres-the-problem-theres-enough-food-but-india-is-struggling-to-get-it-to-people-in-covid-19-lockdown-6338645/


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