Due to the National Food Security Act, 81.34 Crore Persons Will Receive Wheat At Rs. 2 Per Kg And Rice At Rs. 3 Per Kg
In November, 2016 Tamil Nadu and Kerala listed their names under National Food Security Act (NFSA).
This helped the act to be implemented in all Union Territories and States. Due to this result, 81.34 crore persons are likely to receive wheat at Rs. 2 per kg and rice at a mere amount of Rs. 3 per kg.
NFSA was said to be a powerful initiative for maintaining food security amount poorer section of the society. So, the addition of these two last states made it even more powerful, making it a truly nationwide campaign.