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Rural development: Panel to rejig way schemes reach people

January 03, 2016 3:18 am

Panel set up by the Ministry of Rural Development will look at Socio-economic Caste Census instead of poverty ratio.

Explained: In SECC urban BPL calculation, room to include more ‘poor’

July 27, 2015 2:27 am

All poor across the 1-12 spectrum add up to 28.43% of the urban population.

Lalu Yadav fasts over release of caste census data

July 27, 2015 3:24 am

PM Modi on Saturday sought to reach out to the Yadavas, Lalu's mainstay, by addressing them as 'Yadu Bhai' and introduced himself as a native of Lord Krishna's land.

How bad is the SECC data?

July 23, 2015 6:31 am

It’s very bad. It proves the adage — garbage in, garbage out.

Neither BPL nor APL

July 22, 2015 12:00 am

Socio-Economic and Caste Census can help identify welfare beneficiaries without falling into a binary trap.

The measure of poverty

July 20, 2015 5:15 am

Estimates based on SECC and NSS data have different purposes.

Urban, poor

July 18, 2015 3:01 am

Unreleased SECC data headlines the crisis in cities with a starkness that poverty lines lack.

Cabinet meeting: Panagariya to head panel to ‘classify’ caste census data

July 17, 2015 4:50 pm

The government, meanwhile, has maintained that not releasing the caste data has nothing to do with the Bihar polls.

Socio-Economic & Caste Census to use Jan Dhan Aadhar Mobile number trinity to better target benefeciaries

July 14, 2015 11:58 am

The Socio-Economic & Caste Census is set to help in better targeting of beneficiaries using Jan Dhan-Aadhar-Mobile number trinity.

Socio-economic Status: Five key takeaways from SECC

July 09, 2015 7:30 pm

This exercise, throws up valuable insights into the socio-economic status and living conditions of rural households. We identify five major ones.