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Rural Poverty and Its Alleviation in India-A Critical Scrutiny

Rural Poverty and Its Alleviation in India A Critical Scrutiny Suresh D Tendulkar L R Jain IN Section II of their paper [6], Kakwani- Subbarao (K-S for short hereafter) examine the 'trends in inequality and poverty' using the four time-points of National Sample Survey, namely, 1972-73 (27th round), 1973-74 (28th round), 1977-78 (32nd round) and 1983 (38th round). The survey periods covered by these rounds are given in column (2) of Table 1. Their major conclusion is as follows:

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