Evolution and Critique of Buffer Stocking Policy of India

The research leading to this publication has been funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Co-operation and Development (BMZ) within the research project “Commodity Price Volatility, Trade Policy and the Poor” and by the European Commission within the “Food Secure” research project. We would like to thank Dr. Ashok Gulati, Prof. Anwarul Hoda and Prof. Joachim von Braun, for their guidance and important suggestions. We would also like to thank Ms. Tara Nair and Dr. Matthias Kalkuhl for their highly insightful and valuable comments.