The title summarizes what the page says. This is a Roundel poem summarzing the state of the poverty stricken.
Better infrastructural facilities are a pre-requisite conditions for conditional cash transfer schemes
Growing population in India is also feeding poverty, which in turn aids population growth. This is a vicious cycle of population and poverty feeding each other. The only way out is the correct development model for rural India.
Slight changes in the definition of poverty line can change the number of poor in India by tens of millions. Recent change in the official definition of poverty line added 50 million people in the poor category, raising the number of poor from 27% to 33%.
Poverty is not merely an income issue. It has several dimensions that can only be analyzed if viewed through multidimensional indicators. Different poverty indicators give different sets of useful information for the policy makers.
Poverty in India can be best described through the Global Hunger Index (GHI). It uncovers the fact that there is wide spectrum of poverty and hence, hunger across India. Economic growth does not necessarily reduce poverty. India scores poorly on this index compared to its economic sta...
Of the 1.21 billion population, between 400 and 665 million people are poor in India. The latest poverty line is rupees 32 (64 cents) per day for cities and rupees 26 (52 cents) for the Indian villages!! Can people really survive on this meager amount is the real question?
Poverty reduction strategy must take a human development approach. Amartya Sen's approach is an ideal one to go about poverty removal. Providing opportunity, empowerment, and security are the essential steps to effectively eradicate poverty.