Is this the best news for India in over a decade?


India has made tremendous progress in pulling its people out of poverty. Over a 10-year period between 2005-06 and 2015-16, 271 million people moved out of poverty, with the country’s poverty rate nearly halving — falling from 55% to 28%. But there’s still a huge discrepancy between states. While Kerala has performed consistently well, some states like Bihar have struggled to better their lot. These are the findings of a UN report that takes a holistic view of poverty, factoring in education, health and standard of living to come up with  an index of poverty.....Read more

 

Source web page: Times of india


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