Sivaganga, Tamil Nadu: Union Home Minister P Chidhambaram said the UPA government would guarantee the poor food through the proposed Food Security Bill.
Highlighting ‘achievements’ of the UPA government during a visit to various villages on Sunday, he said the Centre had allocated more funds to state governments than in the past. It also proposed to bring in the food security bill soon.
In addition the UPA had implemented several welfare schemes, including agricultural loans for farmers, educational loans to poor students and Rural employment guarantee scheme, he said.
Chidambaram said Tamil nadu had witnessed Industrial revolution and real development when K Kamaraj of Congress was chief minister. Many Industries like Bhel, Neyveli Lignite Corporation and Small units were set up. Besides Industrial Revolution, he had proved his ability in education field too, he said.