Create more jobs in non-farm sector to address poverty: Prez

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said more jobs need to be created in non-farm sector as employment creation is the most potent tool for bringing down poverty.

Myanmar, ADB to cooperate in poverty alleviation, HIV control

The Myanmar government and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) will cooperate in poverty alleviation and expand HIV/AIDS control services to vulnerable groups in Myanmar`s remote areas, official media reported Tuesday.

Poverty alleviation, generating jobs key to prosperity: BJP

Blaming the government`s "wrong economic policies" for the farmers` suicide in the country, BJP President Nitin Gadkari on Friday said the administration should lay emphasis on socio-economic development and employment generation.