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Rangarajan panel submits report on poverty to PlanComm

Former PMEAC chief C Rangarajan has submitted the report on Tendulkar Committee methodology for estimating poverty to Planning Minister Rao Inderjit Singh.

Rangarajan panel report on poverty today

The Planning Commission in May 2012 had constituted the expert group to review the Tendulkar Committee methodology for estimating poverty, following an uproar over the number of poor in the country.

Rangarajan panel report on poverty on July 1

The Planning Commission in May 2012 had constituted the expert group to review the Tendulkar Committee methodology for estimating poverty.

Number of poor down to 27 cr in 2011-12: Govt

The number of poor in the country declined to 27 crore in 2011-12, from 40.74 crore in 2004-05, Minister of State for Planning and Parliamentary Affairs Rajeev Shukla said Wednesday.

Poverty figure: Montek admits flaws in assessing method

Planning Panel’s Deputy Chief, Montek Singh Ahluwalia said that a second look can be given to India’s poverty figures based on the Tendulkar Committee.

Plan panel remained in news for wrong reasons in 2012

It all began in March with the Planning Commission coming out with poverty numbers based on the Tendulkar Committee methodology which raised many eyebrows and drew flak from all corners.

Ramesh attacks MPs questioning plan panel`s definition of poor

Jairam Ramesh said members raising the issue were probably only aware of Sachin Tendulkar, not Suresh Tendulkar.