Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT)

13/11/2017 | Economic Affairs | Poverty

A comprehensive review of the delivery of its 461 schemes by the Centre showed that there has been a saving of Rs 1,557 crore due to implementation of ...

Global Hunger Index 2017

14/10/2017 | Economic Affairs | Poverty

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has released global hunger index 2017 and termed India's hunger levels ‘serious’ problem at hand. ...

Zero hunger program

22/9/2017 | Economic Affairs | Poverty

Three districts – Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh, Koraput in Odisha and Thane in Maharashtra – will initiate India’s ambitious ‘Zero Hunger’ programme thr ...

The Code on Wages Bill

13/8/2017 | Economic Affairs | Poverty

The Government has introduced in the Lok Sabha ‘The Code on Wages’ Bill to consolidate and amend the laws relating to wages and bonus which also seeks ...

India performs miserably in war on inequality

29/7/2017 | Economic Affairs | Poverty

The “index and the inequality report” was recently released by the international NGO Oxfam and Development Finance International. Highlights of the re ...

Union Cabinet clears minimum wage code bill

28/7/2017 | Economic Affairs | Poverty

The Union Cabinet has approved the new wage code bill which will ensure a minimum wage across all sectors by integrating four labour related laws. The ...

Aajeevika Grameen Express Yojana

23/7/2017 | Economic Affairs | Poverty

The Ministry of Rural Development is all set to launch a new sub-scheme under Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRL ...

Aadhaar must for Atal Pension Yojana

10/6/2017 | Economic Affairs | Poverty

Aadhaar has now been made mandatory to get benefits of the Atal Pension Yojana. Those subscribing to the pension scheme will be required to furnish pr ...

Universal Basic income: Economic Survey 2016-17

20/5/2017 | Economic Affairs | Poverty

Guiding Principles of Setting up UBI Define the non-deserving based on ownership of Key assets (for instance a person owing automobile or Air Conditio ...

Universal Basic Income

7/5/2017 | Economic Affairs | Poverty

Even after three decades of sustained economic growth and a proliferation of welfare schemes, roughly one in three Indians still live below the povert ...

Universal Basic Income

17/2/2017 | Economic Affairs | Poverty

One of the key take away from the Economic Survey 2017-18 is the mention of Universal Basic Income, a concept that has been in currency recently. Abou ...

Indian PM Unveils Schemes for Housing Loans, Farmers & Pregnant Women

3/1/2017 | Economic Affairs | Poverty

PM Modi also announced a slew of sops for the poor, middle-class, farmers and senior citizens. Highlights of the schemes: Home loans for poor and midd ...

Free LPG connections under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana cross 1 Cr

14/11/2016 | Economic Affairs | Poverty

The number of rural households were distributed with free LPG connections under the Pradhan Mantri UjjwalaYojana (PMUY) has crossed the 1 crore. This ...

Global Hunger Index, 2016

14/10/2016 | Economic Affairs | Poverty

India ranked 97th out of 118 countries on the International Food Policy Research Institute’s (IFPRI) Global Hunger Index (GHI) in 2016, behind Nepal, ...

Task force on poverty

14/9/2016 | Economic Affairs | Poverty

The task force headed by NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Arvind Panagariya to prepare a road map for elimination of poverty has submitted its report to the P ...

Last Two Decades of Poverty and Well-Being in India: World bank Report

20/5/2016 | Economic Affairs | Poverty

India has successfully decreased poverty level over the last decade. Though this decline was faster and more broad-based than in the preceding decades ...

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana

17/5/2016 | Economic Affairs | Poverty

The Centre has launched the second phase of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) for three states — Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. This scheme ...

Government to build 2.95 crore houses for rural poor

26/3/2016 | Economic Affairs | Poverty

The government recently approved “House for All-2022” scheme to construct 2.95 crore houses in rural areas, setting a 2022 deadline. The Centre has al ...

Centre Drafts Bill To Decriminalise Beggary

3/3/2016 | Economic Affairs | Poverty

The government has drafted a Bill that seeks to decriminalise beggary and offer a life of dignity to the beggars, homeless and others who live in pove ...

Stand Up India

9/1/2016 | Economic Affairs | Poverty

Government announced a new Credit Guarantee Fund under the Stand Up India specifically designed to address the needs of the SC/ST categories along wit ...

World Bank Report - Climate and Poverty

17/12/2015 | Economic Affairs | Poverty

Climate change can put more than 100 million people back into poverty in next fifteen years, especially Sub Saharan Africa and South Asia. The world B ...

World Bank: extreme poverty to fall below 10% of world population

12/10/2015 | Economic Affairs | Poverty

As per the recently launched report by WB the number of people living in extreme poverty is likely to fall for the first time below 10% of the world&r ...

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