Give an account of interstate disparities of poverty in India.



Answer to be written in the exam:

  1. Poverty in India also has another aspect or dimension. The proportion of poor people is not the same in every state.

  2. The success rate of reducing poverty varies from state to state.

  3. Bihar and Odhisha continue to be the two poorest states with poverty ratios of 33.7 and 32.6 percent respectively.

  4. States like Punjab and Haryana have traditionally succeeded in reducing poverty with the help of high agricultural growth rates.

  5. Kerala has focused more on human resource development.

  6. In West Bengal , land reform measures have helped in reducing poverty.

  7. In Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, public distribution of food grains could have been responsible for the improvement.
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