New Approaches to Alleviation
Which of the following do you think is a lasting solution to poverty?
Direct Benefit Transfers
Government Social Spending
None of these
To alleviate poverty, the government can either target GDP growth or increase spending in social sectors. State true or false.
Which of the following programs is not related to improvement of the food and nutritional status of the poor?
Mid-day meal scheme
Which of the following is not a major deficiency of Poverty Alleviation Programs (PAPs) in India?
High level of unemployment
Poor resource allocation
The non-poor has appropriated benefits of PAPs
Inefficient utilization of resources
Which of the following prevents growth from converging to development?
- minimum income
- minimum consumption
- wage employment
- subsidy transfers