Category: Poverty Alleviation

38% Indians are Poor–A Report

Sunday, August 30, 2009 38% Indians are Poor–A Report — On Fri, 21/8/09, HARIHARAN PV <pvhramani@yahoo.com> wrote: Date: Friday, 21 August, 2009, 9:07 AM Dear Dr Mohan Jain and Friends I have personally made certain studies during the last twenty years. Until about last year (before the sudden increase of the costs of all household … Continue reading 38% Indians are Poor–A Report

38 per cent Indians are poor: Report

Sunday, August 30, 2009 38 per cent Indians are poor: Report Published on August 20 2009 , Page 13 http://epaper.hindustantimes.com/ArticleText.aspx?article=20_08_2009_013_006&kword=&mode=1 38 per cent of Indians are poor: report The figure is 10 per cent higher than the present poverty estimate of 28.5 by Chetan Chauhan … chetan@hindustantimes.com About 38 per cent of the country’s population … Continue reading 38 per cent Indians are poor: Report

Moving Out of Poverty in India–World Bank Report

Tuesday, September 8, 2009 Moving Out of Poverty in India–World Bank Report Drawing a Line Under Poverty in India By PAUL BECKETT It’s tempting to ask the World Bank for a few hundred copies of their new study, “Moving Out of Poverty: The Promise of Empowerment and Democracy in India,” and mail them to the … Continue reading Moving Out of Poverty in India–World Bank Report

How Unequal a Country India is?

Tuesday, September 8, 2009 How Unequal a Country India is? In economic writings on India it is commonplace to describe Indian economic inequality to be relatively low. In support, the inequality measure of Gini coefficient (with values of zero for no inequality, and one for extreme inequality) on the basis of NSS consumption data is … Continue reading How Unequal a Country India is?