Govt study fixes poverty line at Rs 66 for cities and Rs 35 for villages
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Govt study fixes poverty line at Rs 66 for cities and Rs 35 for villages

New Delhi : India | Apr 28, 2012 at 4:54 PM PDT
Source: Time of India
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Here is a new set of official statistics that can escalate the politically contentious debate on what constitutes the poverty line. If average monthly consumption expenditure is taken as the benchmark of what an individual needs to survive, the poverty line would be Rs 66.10 for urban areas and Rs 35.10... FULL ARTICLE AT Time of India
 
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