Toxics Link: Public Lecture Invitation On "Food Security Bill – Issues & Concerns", August 5, 2011
Environment and Health Public Lecture Series
Food Security Bill – Issues & Concerns
Toxics Link invites you to the discussion on the National Food Security Bill.
The National Food Security Bill draft has been finalised. The bill would entitle every below poverty line family access to food grain at subsidised rates. It would be tabled in parliament's monsoon session beginning August 1, 2011. The legislation will also be used to bring about broader systemic reforms in the public distribution system of food. Download the complete report in PDF format here.
Eminent speakers are:
* Dr. Biraj Patnaik (Principal Adviser to the Commissioners of the Supreme Court).
* Ms. Dipa Sinha (Right to Food Campaign).
* Mr. Nitin Sethi (Assistant Editor, The Times of India).
The session will be moderated by Ravi Agarwal, Director, Toxics Link.