Economic Growth and Rural Poverty: The Indian Experience 1960-1995

By: Vinita Kumar

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The objective of this book is to explore the hypothesis that it is not so much the Rate of economic growth governed by the market Forces as the Nature of the growth process influenced by the Institutional and Structural relationships that has a relevance for employment, Income distribution and Poverty in Rural areas. In this regard an attempt is made to Study the Distributional impact of both Agricultural and non-agricultural growth on major occupational categories constituting the rural poor, viz., the Marginal farmers, the agricultural labourers and the non-agricultural labourers. The role of the Government in Affecting direct and indirect income transfers to the Poor through a wide gamut of subsidies, Antipoverty schemes, etc. in addition to building necessary institutional and infrastructural facilities is also discussed with a view to assessing the impact of these Measures on the incomes of the poor. Using data of the latest Consumer expenditure Survey of the National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO) for the 50th Round pertaining to 1993-94, the book Seeds to explore the effect of economic Reforms on poverty during the early nineties. Finally, an attempt is made to identify some of the critical areas and Emerging problems inherent in the current growth process which are likely to impinge on the welfare and living conditions of the rural people in the years to come. In this regard, some Policy prescriptions are suggested for future action. Printed Pages: 282.

Title: Economic Growth and Rural Poverty: The Indian Experience 1960-1995

Author Name: Vinita Kumar

Categories: India, Art,

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd: 1997

ISBN: 8170226627

ISBN 13: 9788170226628

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 700609

Keywords: Economic Growth and Rural Poverty: The Indian Experience 1960-1995 Vinita Kumar