World of Economists joined hands in theory for Extreme deprivation on food crises with the suggestive measures to fight COVID-19 Pandemic. Noble laureate like Abhijit Banerjee showed concern to the minimum service to well-being where he interpreted that a large number of people will die of dire poverty. He with his another noble laureate Esther Duflo gave Nine Steps After The Next 21 Days- where he talked about to use the resources, Stock of Food at FCI was 77 million which is 3 times the buffer stock norms accumulated in march 2020. Indian economy which is 55 percent dependent on agriculture seems disrupted because of lockdown. But, the government taking care of lives supported respective provision and to supply 5kg/person/month. Another concern noted by an economist was a large group of people to be deprived of this service due to unidentified ration cards where still in Jharkand 7 lakh people are unidentified. Consequently, Amartya Sen professor of economics and philosophy at Harvard University wrote To Indian express solution to overcome pandemic where he suggests to supply temporary ration cards for six months.
Another strategy he suggested to establish canteen for the migrants, sending school meals to the children who are stuck and help from reputed NGO’s to help the marginalized. Not only this, Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan added the unfavourable conditions of landless labourers and the urban poor. Besides, he ideated about the P.Chindambaran initiatives of using MGNEREGA plus Jan Arogya and Ujjawal which offered Rs.5000 to Jan Dhan account. He added to Indian Express that,” None of the schemes are perfect. Moreover Work of Rohini Pande, Kartik Muralidharam exposed the many gaps in JAM infrastructure in reaching poor “.
Hence he asked to spent wisely on fiscal resources.