ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Caste Discrimination and Food Security Programmes

The findings of a survey in select states conducted in 2003 expose the patterns of exclusion and caste discrimination that afflict the government's mid-day meal scheme and public distribution system. This article investigates dalit participation in these programmes and also measures aspects of physical access, participatory empowerment and community-level access.

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