Q. With reference to ‘Integrated Food Security Scheme’ consider the following statements:
1.Under the scheme, the Government of India will provide free foodgrains to all NFSA beneficiaries for one year.
2.The cost of this scheme is being shared between the center and the states.
Select the correct statement using the codes given below:

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A
Notes:

Statement 1 is correct. Under the Integrated Food Security Scheme, the Government of India will provide free foodgrains to all NFSA beneficiaries for the one year through the widespread network of Fair Price Shops across the country.

Statement 2 is incorrect. Central Government will bear the entire food subsidy of more than Rs. 2 Lakh crore for the year 2023.

Source: ForumIAS