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An ATM For Food Grains?

Touch the Soil News #1713  (Feature Photo – World Food Programme Logo – Public Domain) 

India, a heavily populated nation of almost 1.4 billion people has lots of poor. Through national food security programs, many poor are given a daily allotment of subsidized grain at a discount price. Unfortunately, shops that offer the subsidized grain often short the poor buyer and sell the difference at a higher price. This gave birth to the idea of creating an automated dispensing machine for grain – which has given birth to an initiative to create one at the World Food Programme. You can read the full story here:

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