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Multidimensional Poverty Index

Poverty is multidimensional. It extends beyond money incomes to education, health care, political participation and advancement of one’s own culture and social organization. The major issue with the simplistic one-dimensional approach to the poverty line measures is that it reduces to consumption expenditure alone and does not tell anything about the nature of poverty. Being ..

NITI Aayog report on India’s MPI

NITI Aayog published its report on India’s “Multidimensional Poverty Index” (MPI) recently. Key Points Report was prepared on the basis of National Family Health Survey (NFHS) for 2015-16. As per NITI Aayog’s report, in year 2015-16, one in every four people in India was multidimensionally poor. It accounts that, 25.01 per cent of the population ..

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UNDP releases 2019 global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI)

The 2019 global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) has recently released by UN Development Programme (UNDP), the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI). As per the report, India lifted 271 million people out of poverty between 2006 and 2016 & recorded the fastest reductions in the MPI values during the period with strong improvements in ..

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UNDP releases 2018 global Multi-dimensional Poverty Index (MPI)

According to the 2018 global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI), India has reduced its poverty rate drastically from 55% to 28% in 10 years between 2005-06 and 2015-16. The report, covering 105 countries, dedicates a chapter to India because of this remarkable progress. In India, a total of 271 million (27.10 crore) people moved out of ..

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Andhra Pradesh becomes first Indian state to conduct a household survey exclusively to estimate Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) at state and district levels

Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has recently released the Andhra Pradesh Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) Report 2017. According to the report, the State secured an Index value of 0.0825 (value ranges from 0 to 1; 0 being the best and 1 being the worst). It is equivalent to 51st rank globally. India, with an Index ..

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Human Development Report 2011

The Human Development Report (HDR) is an annual publication of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The report was first launched in 1990 by the Pakistani Economist Mahbub ul Haq and Indian Nobel laureate Amartya Sen. Its goal was to place people at the centre of the development process in terms of economic debate, policy ..

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