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POWER OF CENTRAL GOVERNMENT TO MAKE RULES

Under Section 39(1) of NFSA, the Central Government may, in consultation with the State Governments and by notification, make rules to carry out the provisions of the Act. The following Rules have been notified by the Central Government:

i. Provisioning of Funds to State Governments for Short Supply of Foodgrains Rules, 2014.

ii. Food Security Allowance Rules, 2015.

iii. Food security (assistance to State Government Rules) 2015

iv. Cash Transfer of Food Subsidy Rules, 2015

v. Notification of WCD and HRDSection 40 of the Act provides that the State Government may, by notification and consistent with the Act and the rules made by the Central Government, make rules to carry out the provisions of this Act.