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Union labour minister, Sahib Singh Verma, has done his bit to reduce poverty in India. He wants the International Labour Organisation to float an international skill development fund so that the

Unable to feed themselves or their children, a poverty-stricken tribal couple sold their two-month-old daughter for Rs 2,000. Gugloth Nanu, a mother of five daughters, sold her fifth child to a

The poor of Delhi lack basic civic amenities because the rich are getting them at subsidised rates, is what the experts have concluded in a two-day seminar on

The Dy. Chief Minister, Mangat Ram Sharma dedicated 136 dwelling units to the families living below poverty line in village Khanpur Nagrota of Jammu district under the Balmiki Ambedkar Awas

Laid off tea workers fall back on forests in West Bengal

Motivating people to bring their old clothes out of the closet, nationwide vastradaan movement is reusing old clothes to help poverty stricken people in remote areas of Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Orissa,

At least 58 per cent people of Jammu and Kashmir are living below the poverty line, Minister for Rural Development Peerzada Mohammad Sayeed informed the Legislative Assembly. He said as against 41

The Centre has decided to cover an additional five million families under the Antodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) scheme to cover the poorest of the poor. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has

With the elections coming, the Centre is waking up to reaching out to the poorest of the poor : the An todaya Programme will be expanded to include another 50 lakh Indian families living below the

The government is set to clear a proposal entailing an additional expenditure of Rs 509.97 crore every year for poverty alleviation under the Prime Minister's Antyodaya Anna Yojana

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