Q- What are the three important Food Intervention Programmes?
Answer- The three important Food Intervention Programmes are as follows:
1. Public Distribution System (PDS): Public Distribution System (PDS) is a government sponsored chain of shops, entrusted with the work of distributing food and non-food communities to the needy sections of the society at very low price or at affordable price.
2. Integrated Children Development Science (ICDS): Integrated Children Development Science (ICDS) is an program introduced by Indian government in 1975 on an experimental basis.
3. Food for Work (FFW): Food for Work (FFW) which was introduced in 1977-78. Over the years, several new programmes have been launched and some have been restructured with the growing experience of administering of the programme.