The total 7,951.67 lakhs beneficiaries covered under the National Food Security Act. 2013 (NFSA) as on 25.07.2021. The top 10 states/Uts in terms of beneficiaries under NFSA were Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, and Odisha.
Note – Source: RAJYA SABHA SESSION – 254 UNSTARRED QUESTION No 1365. Data Figures in lakhs.
Resource Title: State/UT-wise Beneficiaries Covered under the National Food Security Act, 2013 as on 25.07.2021