Socio Economic and Caste Census 2011: A Yardstick for Policymakers?

PUBLISHED ON: July 19, 2015 | Duration: 48 min, 21 sec

   
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The landmark Socio Economic and Caste Census of India in 2011 has found that in nearly 75 per cent of rural households - nearly 18 crore - the income of the highest earning member is less than Rs 5,000. Is it time for a radical shift in how India deals with poverty? Rural Development Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh, psephologist Yogendra Yadav, Surjit Bhalla, BJP MLA Manvendra Singh, INLD Leader Dushyant Chautala and Chhavi Rajawat, sarpanch of Rajasthan's Soda village join the discussion.
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