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Role of IT to Encounter Rising Food Inflation

  • Gururaman Subramanian
  • Kanishka Maheshwari
  • Ashish Kaushik
Conference paper

Abstract

An analysis of India’s food supply chain, rising inflation, and a suggestion how information technology can be leveraged to become a potential solution to these problems is conceptualized in this chapter. Causes of inflation are analyzed, and among them, the main causes considered are increase in wastage due to inefficient supply chain and farm production not linked to market demand. There is a reference to Canadian Wheat Board, where an efficient supply chain planning and management system has been implemented.

This chapter proposes a solution that leverages information technology in the field of statistical forecasting and supply chain optimization.

Keywords

Supply Chain Food Supply Chain Food Subsidy Supply Chain Model Supply Chain Planning 
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Copyright information

© Springer India 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gururaman Subramanian
    • 1
  • Kanishka Maheshwari
    • 1
  • Ashish Kaushik
    • 1
  1. 1.BangaloreIndia

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