Poverty is inability to satisfy basic needs of food, clothing, shelter, education due to lack of money
It is a condition where person lacks the financial resources required for a minimum standard of living
According to Scholars, Shahin Rafi Khan and Daniel Kullen:
Poverty is hunger
Poverty is being sick and not being able to see a doctor
Poverty is not being able to go to school and not knowing how to read.
Poverty is not having a job
Poverty is fear for the future, having food once in a day
Poverty is losing a child to illness, brought about by unclear water
Poverty is powerlessness, lack of representation and freedom.
What were the main objectives of India's Development Strategies?
Main Objectives were:
Providing Minimum Standard of living for all
so that Basic Needs of People are met