Shahana Sheikh, PhD candidate: “Pandemic Lessons: Delhi’s Quest to Universalise Food Security.”

Shahana Sheikh
September 1, 2021

Shahana Sheikh, PhD candidate at the Department of Political Science, Yale University, is a co-author of the recent article in Economic and Political weekly entitled “Pandemic Lessons:  Delhi’s Quest to Universalise Food Security.”

“How did India’s capital of more than 20 million widen its food security net to reach underserved populations during the 2020 COVID-19 lockdown? Using publicly available data, government orders and insights from informal settlements, the article discusses the lessons from the Delhi government’s food relief efforts on universalising food security benefits.”