Wednesday, Dec 07, 2022

urban poor


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.

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.

35 per cent urban India is BPL, says unreleased data

July 17, 2015 5:21 am

Urban poor are highest in Manipur, Mizoram, Bihar, least in Goa and Delhi

Non-UPA states lead in housing scheme

September 24, 2013 1:13 am

Some high profile Congress-led states like Delhi and Maharashtra are yet to open their account

Over 15 lakh houses to be built for urban poor: PM

September 14, 2013 3:43 pm

PM says Rs 2,400-crore housing project for slum dwellers will give a new dimension to the country.

Housing board to build 10% of Modi-promised houses for urban poor

August 02, 2013 2:45 am

The Gujarat Housing Board (GHB) - a state government agency that builds houses for various income categories - will be building only less than 10% of the 22 lakh houses that the Narendra Modi government has planned for the urban poor in the state

Modi announces Rs 300-cr public toilets scheme for urban poor

October 02, 2012 9:36 pm

The lavatories will be built for the poor in every municipal corporation areas.

FinMin asks banks to direct financial inclusion efforts at urban poor

August 04, 2012 1:41 am

This directive is being given in order to include them for direct transfer of cash subsidies

Over 40% rise in budget spending for urban poor

March 22, 2012 4:09 am

After an almost negligible increase in budget spending for the urban poor for the past few years,the total spending on the poorer section of the society will see a drastic rise of over 40 per cent in the 2012-’13 fiscal.