Parliament on Monday passed the National Food Security Bill, which aims to provide cheap food grain to two-thirds of India`s 1.2 billion population with the Rajya Sabha giving its nod after an almost 10-hour-long debate.
Sonia Gandhi-led National
Advisory Council (NAC) on Wednesday approved the draft National Food
Security Bill, 2011 which aims to make provision of food
support to people facing hunger a duty of the state.