Above Poverty Line


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Above Poverty Line

In India, a measure of persons who live above its nationally designated poverty threshold. India divides the poverty threshold into urban and rural areas. People in urban areas must meet higher monthly income minimums to be considered above the poverty line. The World Bank uses a more stringent poverty threshold than the Indian government.
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Out of 430 households surveyed, the mothers of dropout children were traced and contacted in 396 households, which includes 130 households in Doti and 266 households in Rautahat.] Table 10 Number of Households under Study Below & Above Poverty Line Income by District, 2006/07 (In%) Doti Rautahat Particulars Rural Urban Total Rural Urban Total Households below Poverty line 83.9 64.7 77.1 70.4 66.2 68.2 Households above Poverty line 16.1 35.3 22.9 29.6 33.8 31.8 Total Particulars Rural Urban Total Households below Poverty line 75.9 65.8 71.2 Households above Poverty line 24.1 34.2 28.8 Source: Household Survey, 2007 Fig.
Prevalence of anaemia is 82% in below poverty line and 71% in above poverty line. This was statistically significant.
The redistribution index indicates that 11 percent of the surplus household expenditure of the non-poor segment of the population (above poverty line) is sufficient to compensate the poor segment of the population measured in adult equivalents.
Table 1: Socioeconomic characteristics of participants in the three taluks Characteristic Test of significance District Kollegel Molkalmoru [chi square]; df p-Value (n = 215) (n = 220) Age (years) 15-19 34 (15.8%) 21 (9.5%) 20-29 172 (80.0%) 178 (81.0%) [greater than or equal to] 30 9 (4.2%) 21 (9.5%) Education <8 years 127 (59.1%) 167 (75.9%) [greater than or equal to] 8 years 88 (40.9%) 53 (24.1%) complete Socioeconomic status Below poverty line 173 (80.5%) 193 (87.7%) Above poverty line 42 (19.5%) 27 (12.3%) Characteristic No.
There are now 7.7M households that are living above poverty line, he added.
of India provides fund to build sanitary latrines in all villages, schools for families of below poverty line families & above poverty line families through Samgra Swachhata Abhiyan through respective Janpad Panchayats.
He said the government's policies will result in provision of job opportunities to four million youth, adding that more than seven million people were brought above poverty line while technical training would be provided to two million persons to make them selfreliant.
He also said that the government has decided to release an additional 50 lakh tonnes of rice to states for sale in the open market at above poverty line rate of 8.30 rupees per kilogram and allowed states to directly import pulses and edible oils to meet shortages.
In fact, welfare schemes started by the previous Congress government headed by Ashok Gehlot like free medicines, pensions and subsidised grains for the above poverty line are being diluted or discontinued by the Vasundhara Raje regime.
2 and 3 per kg respectively, while households under Below Povery Line (BPL) and Above Poverty Line (APL) categories received foodgrains at higher rates.
Then it is divided in to two group on the basis of Poverty line ei; below poverty line (BPL) and above poverty line (APL), and comparative study was done in between both group on same parameter.
Relatively younger youth and those who were having above poverty line (APL) status were found to have less intention to quit and thus fall under the pre-contemplation stage of behavior change.