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- In the intro, mention briefly state the importance of PDS in food security of the country.
- In the body, issues in direct cash transfer could be bank coverage, account holders, high transaction cost, linking with inflation. Issues PDS faces in inefficiency, losses, wider coverage etc, In suggestions- cash transfer, reducing the coverage, rising the issues price, one nation one ration card, use of technology etc can be mentioned.
- Conclude by suggesting the continuance of the PDS while ensuring its efficiency.