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g more and consuming more. That is why it is often argued that rural-urban migration can lead to prosperity only when a ‘pull factor’ of better paid work replaces the push-factor of rural Poverty.     Between 1991 and 2001, as many as 73 million rural people have migrated (displaced from their place of birth) to elsewhere. But the majority of these people (53 million) moved to other villages and less than a third

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wcmsp5/groups/public/@dgreports/@dcomm/@publ/documents/publication/wcms_150440.pdf are as follows:   India specific points • The report notes that the largest reductions in Poverty continue to be recorded in eastern Asia, with Poverty rates in China expected to fall to around 5 per cent in 2015. Poverty rates in India are expected to de

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Debt Trap

procurement cost and higher international prices during the last 5 years, the central issue prices under Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS) maintained at July, 2000 level in case of Below Poverty Line (BPL) and Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) categories and at July, 2002 levels for Above Poverty Line (APL) category. • Minimum Support Price (MSP) for common variety of paddy incre

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Farmers' suicides

9.4%), ‘Professional/ Career Problem’ (40.8%), ‘Divorce’ (35.7%), and ‘Cancellation/Non-Settlement of Marriage’ (33.5%) have increased in 2013 over 2012, while for Poverty and property dispute have declined as compared to previous year. •    It was observed that 69.4% of the suicide victims were married while 23.6% were Never Married/Spinster. Divorcees and Separated have accounted for about

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