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Will the food security Bill ensure nutrition for the poor?

States are expected to take responsibility for this, but the Bill ignores the nutritional crisis altogether K V Thomas Minister for Food The inclusion of iron supplements, protein, dairy supplements and vegetables can be done gradually - this Bill is just the beginning The food security Bill will certainly ensure nutrition but it is the states that have to take steps for that. The draft Bill approved recently by the Group of Ministers is a fulfillment of a promise made by President Pratibha Patil in her first speech to Parliament to provide 25 kg of grain at Rs 3 a kg. That is where ...