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Rethinking poverty [Working Paper]
Analysing the global poverty trends, the report contributes to rethinking poverty and its eradication. It affirms the urgent need for a strategic shift towards sustainable development and equity-oriented policies appropriate to national conditions.
Ministry of Housing and Poverty Alleviation has announced start of first survey to enumerate data on urban poverty in all states. This is critical for the implementation of the Food Security Act and the Rajiv Awas Yojana.
Arguing that energy use is related to economic development and poverty reduction, this paper suggests that measures like rural electrification and promotion of modern cooking fuels can reduce energy poverty and hence income poverty in rural India.
This paper assesses the status of SCs and STs with respect to persistent poverty in rural areas and focuses on possible economic factors to explain the reasons for such chronic poverty among these groups in all India and state level.
The paper examines the aspects of spatial concentration of poverty in forest based economies. It brings out important policy implications that apply to the 'forests and development' dynamic to address the situation of chronic poverty in the
This paper studies the focus areas, implementation strategies and achievements of the poverty alleviation project - Kudumbashree.
This paper examines the complex inter-relationship of poverty and conflict with a historical perspective in the context of Bihar. It also provides suggestions to address the issues and concerns emerging out of the analysis.
5 million tonnes of wheat and rice have been allocated for the Below Poverty Line and Above Poverty Line beneficiaries through PDS. The ban on export on pulses and the permission to import pulses at zero duty is extended till March 2012.
This paper presents an overview of the relationship between natural resources and poverty in India. It calls for equitable resource management by ensuring sustained investment in support institutions at various levels.
The paper examines the effects of e-government implementation in the context of widespread poverty in India. It recommends measures to involve socially excluded groups in implementation and ensure access to e-government services for achieving the MDG

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