National Food Security Mission (NFSM)

One-third of India’s population is estimated to be absolutely poor and one-half of all children malnourished. Food availability is a necessary condition for food security. Therefore it is required to increase food production. National food security mission aims to do the same. The National food security mission (NFSM) was launched in 2007 as a centrally sponsored scheme. The mission was successful and achieved the targeted production of rice, wheat and pulses