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NITI Aayog plays safe on poverty

The True US Poverty Rate Is 4.5%, Not 14.5%

The official US poverty number is 14.5%. That's the percentage of the population that are below the official poverty line. However, that's not actually as useful a number as many seem to think that it is. There's a number of strangenesses about how ..., 1 week ago
NITI Aayog plays safe on poverty, 1 day ago
Two years of crisis have brought poverty to 1998 levels El Universal Venezuela, 2 weeks ago

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Accurate BPL survey

MLAs, cutting across party lines, today asked the government to conduct a fresh survey of below poverty line (BPL) families as earlier counts had left out a large number of eligible people who ended up losing out on the benefits due to the poor. Raising the ...
 The Telegraph2 days ago Government allocates 194.04 lakh tons of foodgrains for BPL familiesduring 2014-15  PIB1 week ago Government allocates 61.45 MT of foodgrains to the states during the current year  Indian-Commodity2 weeks ago

High health spend hits family budgets

With people in Kerala spending more on health care, many families in the state have been pushed below the poverty line.
 Times of India1 month ago Siddaramaiah sustains the focus  The Hindu2 weeks ago Siddaramaiah sustains focus on BPL families  The Hindu2 weeks ago Siddaramaiah focuses on poor  The Hindu2 weeks ago
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Micro finance institutions extend loan to the 'missing middle'

After lending money to the just below and the just above the poverty line segment, micro finance institutions are now targeting the 'micro finance plus' segment by giving slightly bigger loans.
 Times of India1 week ago

Homeless to get help finding jobs

Comment · print · T T T+· T- social upliftment:The civic body proposes to give people below the poverty line options for permanent livelihood and other benefits —Photo: R. Ragu Mary A., who lives on a pavement on Mint Street with her ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago

Maharashtra Government launches Bhagyashree Scheme for girl child

Maharashtra Government has launched 'Bhagyashree Scheme' for girl child from Below Poverty Line (BPL) families, on March 8, 2015. 'Bhagyashree Scheme' has replaced the state government's previous 'Sukanya Scheme' . The scheme was launched by ...
 India Today2 weeks ago Bhagyashree scheme for girls in Maharashtra  Hindu Business Line2 weeks ago Maharashtra launches 'Bhagyashree' scheme for girl child  Business Standard2 weeks ago ‘Bhagyashree’ scheme launched for girl child  Asian Age2 weeks ago

Kerala government to bear interest on education loans of Below Poverty Line students

File photo of Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Palakkad, Kerala: In a special gesture to 140 students from BPL families in Palakkad District, Kerala Government today offered to pay the interest on education loans they had taken from various ...
 NDTV2 weeks ago

Fund Allocation for OBCs

The population of OBCs below poverty line was 22.6% in rural area and 15.4% in urban area whereas the population of SCs was 31.5% and 21.7% in rural and urban area respectively and the population of ST was 45.3% in rural area and 24.1% in urban area as per ...
 PIB3 weeks ago

Activists slam government over pension budget cut

"Why is a government which went out of its way to give Rs 600 crores as loan to Adani trying to rob Below-Poverty-Line elderly from even the meagre Rs 200 they get as pension?" asked activist Aruna Roy of the Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sanghatan, tearing into the ...
 DNA4 weeks ago Government softens controversial changes to pensions over poverty fears weeks ago Pension needs to change: Hockey  Business Spectator2 weeks ago Govt prepared to 'talk' about pension weeks ago

Demands in Lok Sabha for total abolition of child labour

Bhagwant Mann (AAP) wanted the Centre to ensure strict monitoring on the issue of cards to those who live Below Poverty Line. NEW DELHI: Total abolition of child labour, strict monitoring on the issue of BPL cards and doing away with the mandatory use of ...
 Economic Times1 month ago
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