273 million Indians out of poverty in 10 years

News: The 2020 Global Multidimensional Poverty Index(MPI) has been released. Facts: Released by: The index has been released by Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative(OPHI) in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme. Aim: To provide a comprehensive picture of global trends in multidimensional poverty. Title of the report: Charting pathways out of multidimensional poverty:… Continue reading 273 million Indians out of poverty in 10 years

Poverty index: how Jharkhand reduced its poor the fastest

Recently, the global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) report for 2019 has been released. According to the report, across India, the number of people living in multidimensional poverty has decreased from 690.55 million in 2005-06 to 369.55 million in 2015-16. Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, and Madhya Pradesh together accounted for 196 million MPI poor people Jharkhand… Continue reading Poverty index: how Jharkhand reduced its poor the fastest

Lifting 271 mn out of poverty in 10 yrs,India fastest,Jharkhand No.1 area: UN

According to the Global Multidimensional Poverty Index(MPI),India has lifted 271 million out of poverty between 2005-06 and 2015-16. This has significantly helped in reducing deprivations in many of the ten indicators particularly in assets, cooking fuel, sanitation and nutrition. The report has stated that among the selected countries with a significant reduction in MPI value,India… Continue reading Lifting 271 mn out of poverty in 10 yrs,India fastest,Jharkhand No.1 area: UN

Poverty down from 55% to 28% in a decade till 2015-16, study shows

According to the Global multidimensional poverty index(MPI) 2018 Report,India has reduced its poverty rate drastically from 55% to 28% in 10 years.India has taken 271 million people out of poverty between 2005-06 and 2015-16.However,India still has 364 million poor in 2015-16,the largest for any country. The Global MPI 2018 Report is prepared by the United… Continue reading Poverty down from 55% to 28% in a decade till 2015-16, study shows