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Why have some Indian states done better than others at reducing rural poverty?
by World Bank, Policy Research Dept., Poverty and Human Resources Division in Washington, DC
Written in English
|Statement||Gaurav Datt and Martin Ravallion.|
|Series||Policy research working paper ;, 1594, Policy research working papers ;, 1594.|
|Contributions||Ravallion, Martin., World Bank. Policy Research Dept. Poverty and Human Resources Division.|
|LC Classifications||HG3881.5.W57 P63 no. 1594|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||41 p. :|
|Number of Pages||41|
|LC Control Number||96161302|
Chapter 15 – Rural Poverty 67 Introduction: Rural Poverty and the Importance of Pro-Poor Growth The argument for developing and implementing strategies to reduce rural poverty is compelling. Approximately 75 percent of the world’s poor reside in rural areas, and at current trends the globalFile Size: KB. Ghana’s rapid growth accelerated poverty reduction, cutting the poverty rate from % to % between and In , Ghana’s poverty rate was less than half the African average of 43%. Extreme poverty declined even more, dropping from % in to % in There was also improvement on non-monetary indicators of poverty.
higher in nonmetropolitan than metropolitan areas. Yet, perhaps because only one-fifth of the nation’s 35 million poor people live in nonmetropolitan areas, rural poverty has received less attention than urban poverty from both policymakers and researchers. We provide a critical review of literature that examines. Below Poverty Line is a benchmark used by the government of India to indicate economic disadvantage and to identify individuals and households in need of government assistance and aid. It is determined using various parameters which vary from state to state and within states. The present criteria are based on a survey conducted in
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April Experience in India suggests that reducing rural poverty requires both economic growth (farm and nonfarm) and human resource development.
The unevenness of the rise in rural living standards in the various states of India since the s allowed Datt and Ravallion to study the causes of poverty. Rural poverty rankings of Indian states in were very different from those of This unevenness in progress allows us to study the causes of poverty in a developing rural economy.
We model the evolution of various poverty measures using Cited by: Doc Name Why have some Indian states done better than others at reducing rural poverty.
Keywords rate of poverty reduction;Poverty measures;higher rate of inflation;per capita consumption growth;water supply and sanitation;cost of living index;rural cost of living Cited by: Experience in India suggests that reducing rural poverty requires both economic growth (farm and nonfarm) and human resource development.
The unevenness of the rise in rural living standards in the various states of India since the s allowed Datt and Ravallion to study the causes of by: Why have some Indian states done better than others at reducing rural poverty. Washington, DC: World Bank, Policy Research Dept., Poverty and Human Resources Division,  (OCoLC) Abstract.
The unevenness of the rise in rural living standards in the various states of India since the s allowed the authors to study the causes of poverty.
They modeled the evolution of average consumption and various poverty measures using pooled state-level data for They found that poverty was reduced by higher agricultural yields.
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World Bank Policy Research Working paperWashington D.C. Google Scholar Dev, S. Mahendra ().Growth, Employment, Poverty and Human Development: An evaluation of Change in India since Independence with Emphasis on Rural Areas, Review of Development and Cited by: 1. Due to the high poverty rate, many rural areas in India now have to depend on loans with relatively high annual interest rates.
While this seems like a good solution to the poverty crisis and reduces the immediate pressure of economic needs, in the long run, it will negatively affect these rural areas.
Why poverty in rural India is still a concern The recently-released India Rural Development Report, which is endorsed by the government, says 7% of the rural population is ‘very poor’; villages in eastern Indian states are the worst affected.
Downloadable. Rural poverty rankings of Indian states in were very different from This unevenness in progress allows us to study the causes of poverty in a developing rural economy. We model the evolution of various poverty measures, using pooled state-level data for the period Differences in trend rates of poverty reduction are attributed to differing.
“Why Have Some Indian States Done Better than Others at Reducing Rural Poverty”, Economica, vol. 65, no. 1,Pp. 17 – Google Scholar | CrossrefAuthor: Rudra Prakash Pradhan. The federal government is responsible for managing Indian affairs for the benefit of all Indians.
But by all accounts the government has failed to live up to this responsibility. As a result, Native American reservations are among the poorest communities in the United States.
Here’s how the government keeps Native Americans in poverty. Urban versus Rural Poverty in India. but also some of the states. with the southern and western regions doing much better than the northern Author: Aparajita Chattopadhyay.
Rural poverty and urban poverty differ on many levels, with distinctive, environment-based issues that characterize quality of life. There are similarities, of course, that span both rural and urban poverty. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) states that poverty usually entails deprivation, vulnerability and powerlessness.
However, these issues are sometimes inflicted on certain individuals or groups. In certain rural areas geographical factors create conditions which lead to poverty.
One of the most prominent geographical factors in India is unpredictable monsoons and weather which impact the crop production and yield. Natural calamities like flood, drought, cyclones etc take their own toll and damage the crop. Kerala is the number one State in India in terms of literacy.
A few myths about Kerala have to be broken if one were to understand what the State is all about. The people of Kerala are the most mobile, not only in India, but perhaps in the whole of. The rural poor often have less access to land, which contributes to their poverty.
The rural poor’s access to land can be improved by redistributing land from large farms above a certain size, government legislation that challenges some traditional land systems that keep land concentrated in the hands of a few. Consistent poverty reduction in India has failed, especially in largely agricultural states such as Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh, because investments in rural literacy, education, technology and infrastructure were insubstantial.
This explains the structure of the Indian economy: as agriculture evolves. have a larger growth impact than roads, but their poverty impact is smaller. REFERENCES Ataul Huq Pramanik,Haneef,Poverty with many facts, Published by Ampang Press Datt, G, and M, Ravallion. “Why Have Some Pakistan States Preformed Better than Others at Reducing Rural Poverty?”.
At present, poverty is one of the major problems in India. Get to know about the statistical facts and essay about poverty in India, where do the majority of poor live in India.She is part of a faceless, often-cited statistic: About 60% of India's nearly billion people live on less than $ a day, the World Bank's median poverty line.
And 21%, or more than The poverty section of the Global Issues web site looks into causes of poverty around the world. Why are poor nations poor?
What are the roles of the IMF and World Bank with their Structural Adjustment policies? What are the effects of debt. The roles of major players such as the United Nations, United States, Britain are also introduced. Tied in with other global .