Economics

Poverty

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  • Adverse Impact of Poverty are: (i) Adverse effects on the economy; (ii) Human Misery; (iii) Reduces health and efficiency of the people, (iv) Low Level of Productivity.
    (v) Vicious Circle of Poverty.
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  • Poverty Alleviation Measures adopted by the Government are: (i) Integrated Rural Development Programme (IRDP); (ii) Minimum Needs Programme (MNP); (iii) Distribution of Surplus Land; (iv) Special Area Programmes, (v) Anthodia Scheme Estimates of Poverty.
    2017-07-15 22:38:01
  • Poverty Alleviation Measures are (i) Acceleration of Economic Growth (ii) Control Over Population, (iii) More Employment Opportunities, (iv) Land Reforms, (v) Reduction in Economic Inequalities, (vi) Control Over Inflation, (vii) Rural Industrialisation, (viii) Social Security.
    2017-07-15 22:36:55
  • Causes of Poverty are (i) Under-utilization of resources, (ii) Backwardness of Indian Agriculture, (iii) Unemployment, (iv) Capital Deficiency (v) Low level of Technology (vi) Rising Prices (vii) Social Factors (viii) Vicious circle of poverty, (ix) High growth rate of population.
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  • Estimation of Poverty Line is the calories based estimation- For rural area intake calorie was estimated at 2,400 calories and for urban area it is 2,100 calories.
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  • Poverty Line is the level of income which divides the population as poor and non-poor. It is drawn on the basis of minimum consumption expenditure.
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  • Absolute Poverty: It refers to the actual number of people living below poverty line. It is a measure of income. It is measured with the help of concept of poverty line.
    Relative Poverty: It refers to poverty in relation to different classes, regions or classes. It is due to inequality of income.
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  • Rural Poor are those who work mainly as landless agricultural laboures, cultivators with very small land holdings. The landless laboures who are engaged in a variety of non-agricultural jobs and with tenant cultivators with small holdings.
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  • Urban Poor are largely the overflow of the rural poor who had migrated to urban areas in search of alternative employment and livelihood.
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  • Poor people are those who live below poverty line. In simple words those who could not fulfill their basic needs of food, cloth, and shelter are poor.
    2017-07-15 22:31:41

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