One-tenth of India’s population escaped poverty in 5 years: Government report

Rural areas saw the strongest fall in poverty, according to the study, based on 12 indicators such as malnutrition, education and sanitation.


Nearly 135 million people, or around 10 per cent of India’s population, escaped poverty in the five years to March 2021. PHOTO: EPA-EFE

July 18, 2023

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