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Jul 15, 2014
Planning Commission's role needs to be streamlined: GovtPlanning Minister Rao Inderjit Singh today underlined the need for streamlining the role of the Planning Commission.
Jul 07, 2014
30% of India is poor, says Rangarajan panel's new poverty line formulaA 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.
Jul 30, 2013
Required: A new poverty line that shows 67% of India is poorCongress sacrifices Manmohan Singh at the altar of the poverty line/ Needed: A new improved poverty line, which shows 67 percent of the country is poor.
Jul 29, 2013
Second look can be taken at poverty figures: AhluwaliaThe Planning Commission is ready to take a second look at poverty figures, Plan panel chief tells CNN-IBN.
Jul 28, 2013
You must link poverty line to nutrition, says Tendulkar committee dissenterIn what has been a week of debate, set off by the ruling UPA's release of poverty reduction numbers, Raghav Gaiha writes in Outlook magazine that the Tendulkar Committee glossed over the the linkage between poverty and nutrition.
Mar 22, 2012
Fresh group to devise poverty estimates method: PMAccording to the Tendulkar Committee's methodology, the poverty line is fixed by factoring in the money spent on health and education besides calorie intake.
Oct 05, 2011
Poor, poorer, poorest states? It's Bihar, MP, OdishaOdisha is India's poorest state, and Madhya Pradesh has the dubious distinction of being the only state to actually increase its poverty level.
Oct 03, 2011
U-Turn: Plan panel now says 'what yardstick?'Montek Singh Ahluwalia, deputy chairman of the Planning Commission who has been drawing flak for the Rs 32 per day poverty line cap today clarified that new methodology will be worked out to determine entitlements of beneficiaries under various schemes for poor.
Sep 29, 2011
How many are poor? Take your pick from 27.5 pct to 80 pctThere was a huge brouhaha over whether the poverty line should be drawn at Rs 26-32 a day or somewhere higher. India has a wealth of poverty estimates that only serve to confuse.