International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 4, Issue 10, Part C (2018)
A study of poverty alleviation programmes in India
Dr. Dinesh Kumar and Prem Singh
The poverty alleviation programmes in India can be categorized based on whether it is targeted for rural areas or urban areas. Most of the programmes are designed to target rural poverty as prevalence of poverty is high in rural areas. Also targeting poverty is challenging in rural areas due to various geographic and infrastructure limitations. The programmes can be mainly grouped into Wage employment programmes, Self-employment programmes, Food security programmes, Social security programmes, Urban poverty alleviation programmes.
The five year plans immediately after independence tried to focus on poverty alleviation through sectoral programmes
How to cite this article:
Dr. Dinesh Kumar and Prem Singh. A study of poverty alleviation programmes in India. International Journal of Applied Research. 2018; 4(10): 171-174.