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How Poverty Line is Determined in the Indian States?

14-JUL-2016 18:05

    Suresh Tendulkar panel (in 2011-12) said that those who spend Rs. 27 in rural areas and Rs. 33 in urban areas are not poor. While an expert panel headed by former RBI governor C. Rangarajan said in a report submitted to the BJP government in July, 2014 that those spending over Rs 32 a day in rural areas and Rs 47 in towns and cities should not be considered poor.

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    Definition: Poverty & Poverty Line in India

    Anti Poverty & Employment Generating Programmes in India

    S.N.

    State/union territory

    Rural

    Expenditure/month in Rs.

    Urban

    Expenditure/month in Rs.

     1.

    Andhra Pradesh

    860

    1009

     2.

    Bihar

    778

    923

     3.

    Chhattisgarh

    738

    849

     4.

     Delhi

    1145

    1134

     5.

     Gujarat

    932

    1152

     6.

    Haryana

    1015

    1169

     7.

     Himachal Pradesh

    913

    1064

     8.

    Jharkhand

    748

    974

     9.

     Karnataka

    902

    1089

     10.

     Kerala

    1018

    987

     11.

    Madhya Pradesh

    771

    897

     12.

    Maharashtra

    967

    1126

     13.

     Odisha

    695

    861

     14.

     Punjab

    1054

    1155

     15.

    Rajasthan

    905

    1002

     16.

     Tamil Nadu

    880

    937

     17.

    Uttar Pradesh

    768

    941

     18.

    Uttrakhand

    880

    1082

     19.

    West Bengal

    783

    981


    All India

    816

    1000

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