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Poverty in India
POVERTY IN INDIA 2
I wanted to focus my research on the problem with poverty in India. I became interested in the subject when...
India is the only country in the South Asia region that is on its way to achieve the first Millennium Development Goal (MDG) to halve the number of people living in extreme poverty by 2015.
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Table of Contents
An Overview of Poverty ------------------------------------ 3
Poverty Level across States---------------------------------- 3
UNDP’s Poverty Profile of India -----------------------------...
Poverty in India
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Percent of population living below the poverty line, over the final quarter of the 20th century.
Poverty is widespread in India, with the nation estimated to have a third of the world's poor. According to a 2005...
problems in India. It is the root cause of many socio-economic problems including population explosion, unemployment, and child labour and rising graph of crimes. Poverty alleviation should be the main target of the nation so as to make it a prosperous and developed country. Thus, poverty elimination...
Bernard condemned poverty as a crime, Swami Vivekananda said “Him I call a mahatma, a noble soul, whose heart bleeds for the poor”. In this part of India , we had politicians who “saw divinity in the smiling face of the poor” even if while in power, they did not do much to lift from poverty except offer populist...
Poverty is the deprivation of food, shelter, money and clothing that occurs when people cannot satisfy their basic needs. Poverty can be understood simply as a lack of money, or more broadly in terms of barriers to everyday life. It refers to a situation where a person is unable meet the basic necessities...
Despite the corruption involved in dispersing of funds in poverty alleviating programs, the Government, the World Bank and the U.S. are helping India eradicate poverty through dispersing funds to build the economy, battle disease and also improve infrastructure. Corruption can occur through bribes and...
Poverty is general scarcity or dearth, or the state of one who lacks a certain amount of material possessions or money. Absolute poverty or destitution refers to the deprivation of basic human needs, which commonly includes food, water, sanitation, clothing, shelter, health care and education. Relative...
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