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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8% and there was no difference in the incidence of nutritional anaemia among above poverty line and below poverty line.
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.
CONCLUSION: This study suggests that there are several factors interplaying which lead to LBW babies even sociodemographic factors like maternal age, educational level, maternal profession, anemia and tobacco addiction are very important risk factors in both group, but below poverty line and Above poverty line maternal nutrition is not a significant risk factor in our state.
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.
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.
Where EST is the dichotomized parity (0 = Above poverty line, 1 = Below poverty line), AGEM is the maternal age in years, EDUM is number of years of education, PARA is parity of mother, SEXC is sex of delivered child, HTM is the maternal height in cm and WTM is the maternal weight in kg.
2 and 3 per kg respectively, while households under Below Povery Line (BPL) and Above Poverty Line (APL) categories received foodgrains at higher rates.
Even as Rajiv Arogya Bhagya Scheme intends to cover 33 lakh families above poverty line (APL) for catastrophic illnesses, Jyothi Sanjeevini scheme would support 5.
With policy reforms, the Central government formed Targeted Public Distribution System under which the beneficiaries are categorically divided into Below Poverty Line and Above Poverty Line families for making the food available to those who are really poor.
45 lakh tons additional allocation for Above Poverty Line (APL) and Below Poverty Line (BPL) families; 9.
At the same time he pledged to bring out 70 crore people who are above poverty line (APL) but below the middle class will be brought into the level of middle class.