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A four-day meeting under the joint auspices of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank to discuss threadbare the Poverty Reduction Strategy Programme (PRSP) is scheduled on January

While the overall poverty figures have dropped sharply over the 1990s, the marginalised section of the society has fallen way behind in the race for economic development. The difference between the

The People's Rights Movement (PRM) representatives at a meeting with 10 trade unions of the twin cities discussed the significance of Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP), currently being prepared

...the West eats into the world's resources, leaving the developing nations and its poorest struggling against

A new survey to determine the number of below poverty line (BPL) families in urban areas of Rajasthan will be launched on September 20. The previous survey, undertaken in 1998 in all the 183

Of the 100 backward and poorest districts identified by the government 38 of them are in Bihar and Jharkhand, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday. The broad parameters adopted by the committee

While poverty ratios for larger states in the country have attracted adequate attention, those for the smaller states and union territories are truly bizarre. The Economic Survey 2001-2001

The poverty line in a number of states is being reworked and the results show the situation in India's smaller states and Union Territories may be significantly different from what has been assumed

IMF would seek the continuity of its Poverty Reduction Growth Facility Programme (PRGF) (Pakistan) with the political government assuming office after October elections. In this regard, an official

As one of the least developed countries Bangladesh has yet to ensure the elimination of poverty. Almost half of the population remain in an environment of uncertainty about their living. They have no