Volume : 5, Issue : 11, NOV 2019

POVERTY IN INDIA AND POLICY STEPS TO POVERTY REDUCTION

RUBELA ABSAR

Abstract

In the country, poverty alleviation programmes aim to decrease the rate of poverty by providing the households and families belonging to the lower poverty line with proper access to food, monetary assistance and basic essentials. According to India's Planning Commission, the level of poverty in a country can be estimated based on consumer spending surveys conducted under the Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation by the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO). The article would address India's numerous Poverty Alleviation Programmes and the Indian government's efforts to reduce poverty.

Keywords

POVERTY, GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT, EFFORTS.

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