ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Trends and Determinants of Poverty: 1973-74 to 1999-2000

This paper examines trends in rural and urban poverty in Andhra Pradesh. It also looks at the role of poverty alleviation programmes in eradicating poverty. While the incidence of poverty shows a significant decline, policy interventions such as provision of education and healthcare facilities, food subsidy and rural public works can benefit the chronically poor and those unable to participate in the growth process.

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