The Public Distribution System in India

@article{Chakraborty2000ThePD,
  title={The Public Distribution System in India},
  author={Manab Chakraborty},
  journal={Teaching Public Administration},
  year={2000},
  volume={20},
  pages={27 - 33}
}
  • M. Chakraborty
  • Published 1 September 2000
  • Economics
  • Teaching Public Administration
Introduction The Public Distribution System (PDS) may be regarded as both an anti inflation and an anti-poverty measure. It is a system that attempts to soften the hardships caused by inflation which lead to the erosion of purchasing power in the hands, particularly, of fixed income groups or of those who, lacking alternative suppliers, are forced to be price takers. The system helps to maintain the real value of purchasing power in the hands of the poor and its impact has been demonstrated to… 
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