CII President said "However, there are concerns. Such a large outlay at this point in time would definitely have a negative impact on the fiscal deficit. This needs to be managed."
"The larger concern is regarding the effective implementation of such a high profile and critical social agenda of the Government," he said further.
The use of PDS raises questions about the efficacy of the model.
Targeting is another area that would need special attention. CII hopes that appropriate focus would be given to these aspects - mainly that of targeting so that the needy can benefit from this programme, he added.
--ANI (Posted on 27-08-2013)