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

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Poverty in Rural Punjab-Trend over Green Revolution Decades

Trend over Green Revolution Decades H S Shergill Gurmail Singh The widely shared view that there has been no significant decline in poverty in Punjab despite the impressive agricultural growth of the last three decades does not square with the observed ground reality in the state's villages. Analysis of trends in rural poverty in Punjab shows that there is a decline not only in the proportion of the poor, but also in their absolute numbers.

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