Who are said to be unsecured people in rural and urban areas of India? Name the two states where the largest number of food unsecured people are found.



Answer to be written in the exam:

  • In the rural areas, affected groups are landless people with little or no land to depend upon, traditional artisans, providers of traditional services, petty self-employed workers, and destitute including beggars.

  •  In the urban areas , food insecure families are those whose working members are generally employed in ill-paid occupations and the casual labor market.
    These workers are largely engaged in seasonal activities and are paid very low wages that just ensure bare survival.

  • The largest number of food unsecured people are found in the state of UP, Bihar, Jharkhand,  Odisha, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, parts of  Madhya Pradesh, and Maharashtra.
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