Poverty eradication in India by 2015

This paper by Ministry of rural development highlights the strategic framework to eradicate rural poverty by 2015. Proposes an integrated approach focusing on improved access to natural resources, physical, social and financial infrastructure.

This strategy paper examines the features of rural poverty, its magnitude, trends and geographical distribution. It looks at past and present programmes for poverty reduction, and proposes a strategy for eradication of rural poverty by 2015. The proposed
strategic interventions are designed with the rural households as a unit.