Class 9 Economics Chapter 3: Poverty in India
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Class 9 Economics Chapter 3: Poverty in India

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What does poverty mean according to the text?

Lack of shelter and clean water

What does the text suggest about India's independence?

It hinges on achieving freedom from human suffering for the poorest people

What is illustrated through the concept of the poverty line?

Trends in poverty around the world

Who are some of the people affected by poverty in India?

<p>Child workers in dhabas</p> Signup and view all the answers

What does the chapter discuss besides poverty trends in India and the world?

<p>Anti-poverty measures taken by the government</p> Signup and view all the answers

What are the indicators used by social scientists to measure poverty?

<p>All of the above</p> Signup and view all the answers

How is the poverty line determined in India?

<p>Based on the desired calorie requirement</p> Signup and view all the answers

How often is the Poverty Line estimated in India?

<p>Every five years</p> Signup and view all the answers

What led to the decline in poverty ratios in India from 1993-94 to 2004–05?

<p>Improvement in income and consumption levels</p> Signup and view all the answers

What was the poverty ratio in India in 1993-94?

<p>45%</p> Signup and view all the answers

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