INCIDENCE OF POVERTY IN INDIA: ISSUES AND CHALLENGES

INCIDENCE OF POVERTY IN INDIA: ISSUES AND CHALLENGES

Since independence the ultimate goal of the economic planners and policy makers in the country has been growth with equity. As part of this, government has taken several policies and programmes to reduce the poverty in India. India has set up several committees and commissions to study the persisting problem of poverty in India. The recently setup Tendulkar committee and Rangarajan committee has recorded that approximately thirty percent of the population is living below poverty line. If these figures are to be believed then India’s status as a growing global…

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