SSC Economics Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-1

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    Public Distribution System (PDS) is operated under the responsibility of the:
    1. Central Government
    2. State Governments

    A)  Only 1

    B)  Only 2

    C)  Both 1 and 2    

    D)  neither 1 nor 2

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] Both 1 and 2 PDS is operated under the joint responsibility of the Central and the State Governments. The Central government through FCI has the following responsibilities: 1. Procurement, storage, transportation of food grains 2. Bulk allocation of food grains to the State Governments. The State Government's responsibility is operational. They are as follows: Identification of families below the poverty line, Issue of Ration Cards, Supervision of the functioning of Fair Price Shops.

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