ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
-A A +A

BJP-First among Equals

Beyond Food? IN measuring changes over time in the incidence of poverty account should be taken also of improvements in literacy, education, health, housing and availability of industrial consumer goods. This proposition was recently advanced by A M Khusro, an economist member of the Planning Commission, in his silver jubilee lecture at the Institute of Economic Growth in Delhi while discounting the "totally one-sided" index of poverty based only on calorie consumption.

Subscribers please login to access full text of the article.

New 3 Month Subscription
to Digital Archives at

826for India

$50for overseas users

Get instant access to the complete EPW archives

Subscribe now


(-) Hide

EPW looks forward to your comments. Please note that comments are moderated as per our comments policy. They may take some time to appear. A comment, if suitable, may be selected for publication in the Letters pages of EPW.

Back to Top