The Planning Commission told the Supreme Court
on Tuesday that anyone spending more than Rs 965 per month in urban
India and Rs 781 in rural India will be deemed not to be poor. Updating
the poverty line
cut-off figures, the commission said those spending in excess of Rs 32 a
day in urban areas or Rs 26 a day in villages will no longer be
eligible to draw benefits of central and state government welfare
schemes meant for those living below the poverty line. From TOI.
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