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30% of India is poor, says Rangarajan panel's new poverty line formula

Jul 07, 2014

30% of India is poor, says Rangarajan panel's new poverty line formula

A panel headed by former PMEAC Chairman C Rangarajan has dismissed the Tendulkar Committee report on estimating poverty and said that the number of poor in India was much higher in 2011-12 at 29.5 per cent of the population, which means that three out of 10 persons are poor. #Tendulkar Committee #Poverty line #Rangarajan Panel
Target to upgrade 70 crore people to middle class Rahul

Jan 30, 2014

Target to upgrade 70 crore people to middle class Rahul

Reaching out to the strata between BPL and middle class, Rahul Gandhi today said Congress will focus on giving these 70 crore people a better life and basic social security #Congress #BJP #Rahul Gandhi #MIddle Class #Below Poverty Line #Lok Sabha elections 2014
Cong will focus on people between BPL and middle class Rahul

Jan 29, 2014

Cong will focus on people between BPL and middle class Rahul

Rahul Gandhi today said after the coming Lok Sabha elections, the party will focus on the uplift of those who fall between below poverty line category and the middle class. #Congress #BJP #Rahul Gandhi #BPL #Poverty line #Economic policies #pro=poor policies