what is buffer stock? why was it created by the government

Q- What is ‘buffer stock’? Why was it created by the government?

Answer- Buffer stock is a kind of stock of food grains in a very big quantity to be sold to the poor people in minimum support price. In India there were a large number of people who are food insecure. These kinds of communities are a very big challenge for developing Indian. 

To solve this issue Indian Government has launched or introduced several anti-poverty plans or programmes to reduce poverty in India.

The most popular or successful of them all is buffer stock. 

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