How fast Bharat is bridging gap with India

The recent UN-led Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) showed that 271 million Indians moved out of poverty between 2005 -06 and 2015-16, with the country’s poverty rate falling from 55% to 28%. But what does that mean for the actual living conditions of Indians? A report submitted by PRICE to the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister indicates promising progress in how the country has addressed the very basic needs of electricity, tap water, toilets and cooking gas for its people, with strong annual growth in the rate at which the coverage has been expanding. Here's a snapshot ....Read more


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