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Nearly 17 lakh people in Delhi were below poverty line in 2011-12: Economic Survey
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Nearly 17 lakh people in Delhi were below poverty line in 2011...

The poverty line in the national capital reduced to 16.96 lakh in 2011-12 from 23.3 lakh people living Below Poverty Line (BPL) in 2009-10, according to the Economic Survey released in the Delhi Assembly today.Poverty had increased to 14.2 per cent in 2009-10 ... Business Standard, 1 day ago

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Union Budget 2018: ​India ready for universal basic income, govt should implement it over 2 years, says Former RBI Governor Bimal Jalan

“Basic income, in its essence, has to be above the poverty line. It surely is a good idea. I think the economy is ready for it. It can be implemented over a period of two years. In terms of subsidies, we can begin by reducing subsidies and merging them,” ...
 Money Control1 month ago
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How a leaf could change the fortunes of India's poorest communities

In 2011-12, in India, 45.3 per cent of over 93.8 million tribals lived under the rural poverty line of Rs 27, while 24.1 per cent of 10.4 million tribals lived under the urban poverty line of Rs 33 Manu Moudgil | IndiaSpend | Dhamadi Tola (Maharashtra) Last ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Ujjwala Yojana is empowering women: President

The Ujjwala Yojana, providing LPG connections to below poverty line (BPL) households, is a strong step towards women empowerment, President Ram Nath Kovind said here on Tuesday.At a 'LPG Panchayat' hosted at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, he said that there are ...
 Prokerala1 month ago
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Old age home inmates denied pension as wrinkles don't allow Aadhaar sign-up

Senior citizens aged between 60 to 79 years who are below poverty line are entitled to a monthly pension of Rs 400, while those above 80 years get Rs 500 per month ANI | Bareilly Last Updated at February 9, 2018 08:52 IST Inmates of an old age home in Uttar ...
 Business Standard1 month ago With no Aadhaar card, old age home inmates denied pension  Sify1 month ago Eligible elders denied old age pension in Manipur  Prokerala2 months ago

Free LPG stoves distributed

Free cooking gas stoves were distributed to 25 Below Poverty Line BPL households of Thangmeiband A C under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana PMUY scheme, at the residence of the Constituency's MLA, Kh Joykisan, today Source The Sangai Express
 E Pao!1 month ago
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Homeless in Hong Kong: Soaring costs fuel housing crisis in financial hub

About one in five people live below the poverty line even as Hong Kong's wealth gap swells to its widest in more than four decades Reuters | Hong Kong Last Updated at January 26, 2018 07:34 IST Residential rents in Hong Kong are higher than Singapore's by a ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

'For every house built, three to five jobs are created'

'Having a home of your own is a poverty-reduction tool as well as a wealth-building tool.' 'It is at the heart of building an enduring middle-income society.' 'When you build affordable homes, you create a multiplier effect.' International Finance Corporation, the investment arm of World Bank, is betting big on affordable housing in India. It has invested in a dozen companies that are either building affordable homes or lending to home buyers in this segment.   In an email interview with ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
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Anti poverty measures is the reason given, but China is changing Uighur province

China is planning to lift over 4,00,000 people out of poverty within this year in its restive Xinjiang autonomous region in northwestern China, as the Chinese Government fears a rise in numbers of local armed groups.According to Xinhua, the country has ...
 Business Standard4 weeks ago

Pak should follow PM Modi's advice to fight poverty: Mufti

[India], Jan 24 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday expressed her wish that Pakistan partners with India in fighting poverty. Addressing the Legislative Council, Mufti said that Islamabad should follow Prime Minister Narendra ...
 Sify1 month ago Pakistan should follow PM Modi's advice to fight poverty: Mufti  catchnews.com1 month ago
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