In rural areas, the landless people, the traditional artisans, petty self-employed workers, destitutes and beggars arc always prone to food insecurity. In urban areas, casual labourers, workers employed in ill-paid occupations and workers engaged in seasonal activities are still with very little or no food it certain part of the year.
Although, the government has created buffer stocks, implemented the PDS and various poverty alleviation programmes, sometimes such help reaches quite late and sometimes due to inefficient and corrupt officials, a number of people are deprived of the benefits. Also, there is poor monitoring of the schemes, resulting in some people being without food while the grains are being eaten by rats in the FCI god owns. Some grains become rotten due to weather conditions. These are some of the reasons why a section of people in India are still without food. Thus, a section of people in India are still without food.