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UN WFP India Annual Country Report | 2020

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The Annual Country Report Factsheet of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in India presents some of the highlights of year 2020.

This Annual Country Report Factsheet in WFP-India Annual Country Report includes response to the Covid-19 surge, update on a new partnership with the Government for innovation and technical support, supply chain optimisation, rice fortification, and development of information, communication and education materials for Targeted Public Distribution Programme (TPDS), Mid-Day Meals (MDM), and Integrated Child Development Services programme (ICDS); ongoing support to the One Nation One Ration Card campaign; enhancing nutrition through Take Home Ration production units that empower the women in the community.

  • 10 Million people were able to receive essential commodities during COVID-19 pandemic in Uttarakhand through a mobile app developed by WFP.

  • 143 Million TPDS beneficiaries received their entitlements through One Nation One Ration Card (ONORC) scheme – WFP provided technical support for it’s roll-out.

  • 2 Million beneficiaries across five states in India have access to fortified rice through TPDS with technical support from WFP.