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NFSA and NAC

The NFSA and NAC Divisions are headed by Economic Adviser.

The broad activities of NFSA


  • Monitoring implementation of National Food Security Act,2013 (NFSA)
  • Preparation of Rules under the NFSA
  • Monitoring implementation of Grievance Redressal Mechanism under NFSA
  • Scheme for release of Central assistance to States/UTs for meeting expenditure incurred on intra-State movement & handling of food-grains and Fair Price Shop (FPS) dealers’ margin,
  • Release of financial assistance as per issued guidelines under component "non-building assets for State Food Commissions” under Strengthening of PDS operations scheme
  • Release of cash food subsidy to UTs under DBT and miscellaneous matters relating to DBT in food
  • Matters relating to revision of foodgrains allocation to States/UTs under NFSAdue to changes in coverage

The broad activities of Niti Aayog Cell (NAC)


  • Output Outcome Framework
  • Issues relating to Development Action Plan for SCs/STs
  • Issues relating to Gender & Child Budgeting
  • Co-ordination of issues from DONER and NITI Aayog