Food Categories

GOVERNMENT INITIATIVES

ICDS

The Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) is an Indian government welfare programme, which provides food, preschool education, and primary healthcare to children under 6 years and their mothers through Anganwadi centres.Continue Reading

PDS

The Public distribution system (PDS) is an Indian food security system maintained by Food Corporation of India to distribute subsidized food and non-food items to India's poor through a network of fair price (ration) shops. Continue Reading

Midday Meal

The Midday Meal Scheme (MDMS) is a school meal programme to improve the nutritional status of school-age children through free lunches on working days in primary and upper primary classes in government & government aided education centres. Continue Reading

State-wise Fortification Initiatives

have been implemented for various food commodities such as wheat flour, rice, oil and milk under different Government Schemes such as ICDS, MDMS and PDS in small populations with promising results. Continue Reading