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India: Economic Development In the Case of Poor Behind |

Sangeeta Jindal, in Journal of Advances and Scholarly Researches in Allied Education | Multidisciplinary Academic Research


Moreof the world’s income-poor live in India than any other country. Using aninternational poverty line of $1 per day (measured at a 1993 purchasing powerparity exchange rate), about one-third of the poor in the mid-1990s lived inIndia.1 What happens to poverty in India is quantitatively important to theworld’s overall progress in  fightingabsolute poverty.