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Gujarat got four extensions on Food Security Act

  1. The Gujarat govt has not yet implemented the National Food Security Act (NFSA).
  2. Instead, it had obtained 4 consecutive extensions from the Centre.
  3. The govt. has said that the list of beneficiaries has been prepared according to provisions of the Act.
  4. As per the latest extension, the State will implement it from the next financial year i.e. April 2016.
  5. Recently, a PIL petition was filed in the High Court demanding compensation from the State for its failure to implement the law.
  1. Gujarat has not yet implemented the National Food Security Act (NFSA).
  2. It received four consecutive extensions from the Centre.
  3. The govt. says it has prepared the list of beneficiaries according to provisions of the Act.
  4. As per the latest extension, the State will implement NFSA from April 2016.
  5. A PIL petition was filed in the High Court demanding compensation from the State for its failure to implement the law.
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