India Poverty

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Stairway to prosperity

India’s record of reducing poverty pales in comparison to China, Brazil and Mexico. It needs to build social infrastructure capable of providing quality education, health, and nutrition to buck the trend.

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Tackling poverty in India: The low income, low growth trap

Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh continue to lag behind the rest of the country in income and growth. Despite the success of these states on a few important fronts, where you live still determines how well you live.

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Why poverty in rural India is still a concern

The recently-released India Rural Development Report, which is endorsed by the government, says 7% of the rural population is ‘very poor’; villages in eastern Indian states are the worst affected.

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Count of poor people in India may be lower, says World Bank

Under the URP, used in the National Sample Surveys since the 1950s, data is collected on the “30-day recall for consumption of both food and nonfood items to measure expenditures”.

Poverty, child, maternal deaths high in India: UN report

India had the highest number of under-five deaths in the world in 2012.

Reading Piketty in India

Human capital inequality is what India needs to be most concerned about right now.

Three pitfalls of democracy

A 2013 UN report stated that a third of the world’s poorest people live in India.

BJP sends Rs 33 poverty cheque-challenge to Sonia Gandhi,PM Manmohan Singh

Criterion taken as poverty line benchmark in urban centres is laughable: Vijay Goel

Praful Patel questions Planning Commission’s poverty estimates

‘Persons spending over Rs 33.33 a day in cities and Rs 27.20 in villages are not poor.’

Poverty shrunk under UPA govt: Planning Commission

Economists say decline would have been less than three times if last two years were counted.

Poor man’s spending power of Rs 33.33 makes Centre claim poverty fell to 21.9%

From 40 crore people in 2004-05,below poverty line numbers have dropped in actual terms to 26.93 crore in 2011-12,says govt.

Aadhaar card service to help eradicate poverty,says World Bank

Jim Yong Kim,believes that this massive effort by the India would help in poverty eradication by 2030.

Reality check: India accounts for one-third of the world poor,says World Bank

World Bank report says 1.2 billion people are still living in extreme poverty across the world.

India condemns people to poverty: Mittal

CEO of world’s largest steel-maker L N Mittal has slammed the Indian govt for policy inaction.

60% of rural India lives on less than Rs 35 a day: survey

Survey also points out that 10% of population at the lowest rung in rural areas live on Rs 15 a day.