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1.77 crore living below poverty line; court asks government to...

Shocked by the increase in the population of people living below poverty line in Maharashtra, the Bombay high court on Monday asked the government what were the reasons behind the same and if the needy were getting benefits under schemes devised for them. The ... Asian Age, 18 hours ago
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Poverty estimates in different states of India

The poverty line is defined as the minimum money required for maintaining a per capita caloric intake of in an urban and rural area. There are two ways to measure poverty--relative and absolute. Poverty estimates in advanced economies are based on the ...
 Economic Times1 week ago NITI Aayog plays safe on poverty  Rediff.com4 days 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 Telegraph5 days ago Government allocates 194.04 lakh tons of foodgrains for BPL familiesduring 2014-15  PIB2 weeks ago

APL families continue to get 7-kg wheat a month

Families belonging to the Above Poverty Line (APL) in the State continue to get 7 kg of wheat per month under the public distribution system. Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare Minister Sanjay Kumar Dasburma said this in the State Assembly on ...
 New Delhi Pioneer1 week ago ‘No food subsidy for 1.75 crore people’  Asian Age2 weeks ago High health spend hits family budgets  Times of India1 month ago Subsidised health care for APL families in offing  Deccan Herald2 months ago
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Some Namibians welcome the creation of the Ministry of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare

[embedded content] Some Namibians living below the poverty line have welcomed the creation of the Ministry of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare. They believe that the initiative would help to tackled poverty head-on provided ...
 Namibian Broadcasting Corporation6 days ago Corporate sector more sensitive towards poverty issue:Minister  Business Standard1 month ago
Times of India

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

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 ...
 PIB4 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

Enrol BPL members in credit co-op societies, panel tells govt

At least one member of every Below Poverty Line (BPL) family in Karnataka should be enrolled in a primary credit co-operative society to ensure better disbursement of loans and financial assistance, a credit reforms committee formed by the State government ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Tripura to Continue to Provide Rice to BPL Families at Rs 2/Kg

Tripura government would continue to distribute rice at a cost of Rs 2/kg to the people living under below poverty line (BPL), an official said today.
 Outlook2 months ago Tripura to continue provide rice to BPL people at Rs 2/kg  Business Standard2 months ago Tripura to continue with BPL rice  The Assam Tribune2 months ago
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