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2014-03-10T13:18:49+05:30
There has been a substantial decline in the poverty ratios in india from about 55 per cent in 1973 to 36 per cent in 1993. the proportion of people below poverty line further came down to about 26 percent on 2000. although the percent of people living in poverty declined from 1973 to 1933,the number of poor remained  stable around 320 million for a fairly long period.However,as per the latest estimates, the number of poor has shown a significant decline to about 260 million.
AS THE GREATER PART OF INDIAN POPULATION RESIDES IN THE VILLAGE ,THE GREATER NUMBER OF POOR ALSO RESIDES IN THE VILLAGE.ON THE OTHER HAND STATES LIKE-KERALA,GUJARAT ,PUNJAB AND JAMMU AND KASHMIR HAVE SHOWN A SIGNIFICANT DECLINE IN POVERT.
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2014-03-11T16:43:31+05:30
Following are the features of poverty trends in India since 1973 :(1) There is substantial decline in poverty ratios in India from about 55 per cent in1973 to 36 per cent in 1993.(2) The proportion of people below poverty line further came down to about 26 per centin 2000.(3) If this trend continues people below poverty line may come down to 20 per cent inthe next few years.(4) The latest estimates indicate a significant reduction in the number of poor to about260 million i.e., 26 crores.
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