Tendulkar Committee

  • Rs 27 vs Rs 32: Who really is an Indian poor? July 7, 2014

    The findings of the Rangarajan panel report on poverty estimates states that three out of 10 people in India are poor. The report has hiked the poverty limit to Rs 47 per day in cities, stating that people spending below that would be considered poor. The Rangarajan report also states...
  • Rangarajan panel on poverty says 3 out of 10 people in India are poor July 7, 2014

    The findings of the Rangarajan panel report on poverty estimates states that three out of 10 people in India are poor. The report has hiked the poverty limit to Rs 47 per day in cities, stating that people spending below that would be considered poor. The Tendulkar committee report had...
  • Rangarajan defends his committee's report on poverty figures July 7, 2014

    New Delhi: C Rangarajan, Chairman of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister, under attack from various political parties over his revised poverty figures, has defended his committee's report. Speaking to Network18, Rangarajan said that results brought forth by the panel were based on the estimates given by the National...
  • Full text: Rangarajan committee report on poverty estimates July 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The findings of the Rangarajan panel report on poverty estimates states that three out of 10 people in India are poor. The report has hiked the poverty limit to Rs 47 per day in cities, stating that people spending below that would be considered poor. The Tendulkar committee...
  • 3 out of 10 Indians poor, reveals Rangarajan panel report on poverty estimates July 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The findings of the Rangarajan panel report on poverty estimates have been declared and it report states that three out of 10 people in India are poor. The report has hiked the poverty limit to Rs 47 per day in cities, stating that people spending below that would be...
  • MPs thought of Suresh as Sachin Tendulkar: Jairam April 7, 2012

    Hyderabad: Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Saturday took a dig at MPs who criticised the methodology adopted by the Tendulkar Committee for redefining the term poor, saying members raising the issue were probably only aware of Sachin Tendulkar, not Suresh Tendulkar. "Those Members of Parliament may probably have thought...
  • Poverty down, no matter what method is used: Montek March 25, 2012

    Bhopal: Rejecting widespread criticism for pegging poverty line at Rs 28.65 daily consumption,Plan panel Deputy Chairman Montek singh Ahluwalia on Saturday asserted that the number of poor in the country has come down irrespective of the method of calculation. "..whatever poverty line you choose. The question is...