The apex body of community finance institutions, Sa-Dhan, in collaboration with Infrastructure Development Finance Co Ltd (IDFC) and the Ramanathan Foundation is organising a seminar on
In its resolve to fight poverty, the Orissa government has set a higher target of reducing poverty by 5 per cent during the Tenth Plan period and by 15 per cent during the Eleventh Plan period.
Poverty is gendered
As globalization spreads, few regions stand to lose more than the remote island nations of the Pacific. Living standards in this immense geograhic area have been steadily declining for all but the
Gordon Brown pledged to make the eradication of child poverty a central plank of next year's tough spending round as he used his conference speech to highlight his commitment to Labour's traditional
A new study "District-level Deprivation in the New Millennium" on India's most backward district unveils a shocking litany of poverty, hunger and deprivation that continues to drag India
Poverty is a major national problem and the poverty stricken children need special social, economic and legal protection and support. These innocent children are exploited by the wicked social
Giving a boost to the cause of liberalisation advocates, a paper by the Institute of Economic Growth (IEG) has shown that decline in the incidence of poverty in the nineties was greater than that in
World Bank (WB)will provide $112.56 million credit to Chattisgarh's rural poverty project aimed at creating infrastructure and income opportunities for the rural poor, especially women and tribals.
Though poverty eradication is a major objective of the Tenth Five Year Plan, there is no one estimate of how many people in the country are actually below the poverty line. The Centre and the State
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