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"Poor" tag

Targeting the poor

Targeting the poor has been a constant challenge for policy makers in India. In the early 70’s the social planners followed the strategy of growth mediated development policies with the assumption of ‘Trickle Down Hypothesis’...


Livelihood programmes

Economics can be good entertainment, as readers of this column might have realized. But it is also concerned with people’s satisfaction; so it would be legitimate to ask if it has made anyone happy, other...