It its report, the Tendulkar Committee mentioned that the proposed poverty lines have been validated by checking the adequacy of actual private expenditure per capita near the poverty lines on food, education and health by comparing them with normative expenditures consistent with nutritional, educational and health outcomes.
Absolute and Relative Poverty: Most of the time, the concept of poverty and its discussion is usually confined to absolute poverty. On the delivery of social services, he further argued that the delivery channel need not necessarily be through government administrative mechanism.
Here are the top diseases commonly linked to poverty. Accordingly, the total number of poor in the country has been estimated at Tribal people, Dalits and labour class including farm workers in villages and casual workers in cities are still very poor and make the poorest class in India.
Tensions between social groups make it impossible to negotiate, make concessions and solve problems. Taking the same concept of poverty line of Rs 15 per month at prices for rural areas and Rs 20 per head per month for urban areas he estimated that In order to understand why this decline is occurring, one must first understand levels of poverty.