Shri Naveen Patnaik

Hon’ble Chief Minister

Sri D N Padhi

Member

Announcement

Welcome to Odisha State Food Commission, Bhubaneswar

The National Food Security Act(NFSA), 2013 provides for food and nutritional security in human life cycle approach, by ensuring access to adequate quantity of quality food at affordable prices to people to live a life with dignity and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. This Act was published in the Gazette of India on the 10th of September, 2013 but deemed to have come into force on the 5th day of July, 2013. As per the provisions under section 16 of this Act, every State Government shall, by notification, constitute a State Food Commission for the purpose of monitoring and review of implementation of this Act. However, pursuant to the provisions under section 18 of this Act , the State Government may, if considers it necessary, by notification, designate any statutory commission or a body to exercise the powers and perform the functions of the State Food Commission...

Performance Indicator

A State level Project Management Unit has been set up under the aegis of School & Mass Education Department to look into the day to day implementation of the Programme. This Project mode of supervision and monitoring is a departure from the past. To provide wholesome food having requisite calorie & protein content to school children of Primary, Upper Primary & NCLP Schools (Govt., Govt.-Aided, Local body, Madrasa & NCLP schools)...Know More
The National Food Security Act 2013 (NFSA) was enacted in the year 2013 and came to force w.e.f. 5th July, 2013.The act provides for food and nutritional security in human life cycle approach, by ensuring access to adequate quantity of quality food at affordable prices to people to live a life with dignity. The Act delinked the coverage under TPDS from erstwhile poverty estimates, instead coverage is linked to the population estimates and inter alia entitles up to 75% of the rural population and up to 50% of the urban population for receiving subsidised food grains under TPDS.Know More
Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) in India is the world’s largest integrated early childhood programme and Odisha has around 71,000 sanctioned centres which provide the services throughout the State. To achieve the above objectives, a package of six integrated services is provided in a comprehensive manner to meet the multi-dimensional and interrelated needs of the children...Know More

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