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Fewer people living below poverty line, inequality lingers, says World Bank

'Welfare mentality' must end: Coalition responds to report on ...

Research shows nearly 3 million Australians are living below poverty line government says answer is to get people off welfare, not increase payments The federal government has defended its approach to tacking welfare following the release of new ... The Guardian, 6 days ago

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ACOSS Report: 'Disturbing' data reveals 730,000 Australian children living below poverty line

A national welfare body says there are more children living under the poverty line around the country today than in the past decade. Research from the Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) shows that despite more than 25 years of economic ...
 ABC Online6 days ago 'National shame': Child poverty is on the rise in Australia  Countryman6 days ago Our 'national shame': 730,000 kids in poverty, getting poorer  Melbourne Age6 days ago Our national shame: 730,000 children live in poverty  The New Daily6 days ago

Linking BPL ration card with Aadhaar made mandatory

Linking below the poverty line (BPL) ration cards with Aadhaar has been made mandatory for obtaining monthly rations under the public distribution system in urban areas of the State. All BPL card holders have been told to link their cards with Aadhaar by ...
 The Hindu1 month ago GPs to issue ration cards  The Hindu2 months ago Government to act tough against bogus ration card creators  Deccan Herald22 hours ago Simpler procedure to obtain ration cards soon  Deccan Herald2 months ago
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Not many takers in state for free LPG connections for poor

The Centre's flagship scheme to distribute free liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) connections to the Below Poverty Line (BPL) families, has received a lacklustre response in the state. In the last one month, only about 50,000 BPL households have submitted ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago LPG sop for 6.6 lakh poor families  The Telegraph2 months ago

Centre issues ultimatum to Kerala, TN for implementing NFSA

The Centre today warned Kerala and Tamil Nadu that foodgrains for distribution to above poverty line (APL) families would be provided at a higher rate to the states if they fail to implement the National Food Security Act (NFSA) at the ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Kerala Families Fear Subsidy Cuts As Centre Presses For Food Security Act  NDTV4 hours ago TN, Kerala to shell out more for APL foodgrain  Deccan Herald3 weeks ago TN, Kerala to get PDS grains from Centre at MSP rates  Business Standard3 weeks ago

43 million Americans lived below poverty line in 2015: Census

More than 43 million Americans lived below poverty line in 2015, a US Census report said today, indicating that the world's largest economy experienced one of the sharpest decline in poverty rates in 16 years. The US Census Bureau in its report ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
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NGO push for greener Imphal

An Imphal-based NGO today distributed bicycles to beneficiaries from families living below poverty line in an attempt to promote their use not only to conserve fuel but also control air pollution in the state. Self Employment Voluntary Association (SEVA) ...
 The Telegraph1 month ago

India will take 25-30 yrs to lift its poor above international poverty line: Anil Madhav Dave

It will take 25-30 years for India to lift its poor people above the international poverty line which has been pegged at US $1.25 (about Rs 80) per person per day, Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave said in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday. For lifting people ...
 DNA2 months ago 25-30 yrs needed for lifting Indian poor above intl line: Govt  Business Standard2 months ago

PDS order on coupon system opposed

Scores of Below Poverty Line (BPL) cardholders from different localities staged a demonstration here on Monday protesting against series of confusing circulars pertaining to Public Distribution System (PDS). Led by the office bearers of BJPs Minority Morcha, ...
 The Hindu2 months ago

A business of a sort

Many above poverty line have ration cards and the rice procured forRe. 1 a kg is resold in the openmarket for higher price The State governments ambitious programme of Re. 1 a kg rice launched to support BPL families is being misused in the district. Many who ...
 The Hindu2 months ago
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