Jharkhand has become the third state after Bihar and Odisha in eastern India to have Food Security Atlas for its rural areas.
Odisha and Bihar had their Atlas launched in 2018.
Food Security Atlas of Rural Jharkhand 2022’ launched in Ranchi.
Finance Minister of Jharkhand, Dr Rameshwar Oraon assured that the government would make efforts towards giving quota and green cards to the food insecure districts of Jharkhand.
This Atlas is an effort toward mapping the food security situation in the state. It has been prepared by the Delhi-based Institute for Human Development (IHD) as part of the research initiative of the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai.