Describe how the poverty line is estimated in India?

Asked by Shivani Kumari | 2 years ago |  192

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Solution :-

A person is considered poor if his or her income or consumption level falls below a given “minimum level” necessary to fulfill the basic needs. This minimum level is called the poverty line. In India, the poverty line is estimated by multiplying the prices of physical quantities like food, clothing, footwear, fuel, light, education, etc. in rupees. The numbers involved in determining the poverty line vary for different years. Also, the poverty line for rural areas is different from that of the urban areas because the work, lifestyle, and expenses are different for rural and urban areas.

Answered by Vishal kumar | 2 years ago

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