Source:FirstPost - Hyderabad: Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh today took a dig at MPs who criticised the methodology adopted by the Tendulkar Committee for redefining the term poor, saying members raising the issue were probably only aware of Sachin Tendulkar, not Suresh Tendulkar. “Those
10.30 AM Apr 11th 2012
Source:Business Standard - A committee is being set up to devise yet another methodology to estimate poverty in India. The step has led to some unhappiness among economists and experts that it amounts to junking the services and competence of an expert like the late Suresh Tendulkar, whose study
12.17 PM Apr 9th 2012
Source:Economic Times - HYDERABAD: Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh today took a dig at MPs who criticized the methodology adopted by the Tendulkar Committee for redefining the term poor, saying members raising the issue were probably only aware of Sachin Tendulkar, not Suresh Tendulkar.
10.42 AM Apr 9th 2012
The Planning Commission`s de-linking entitlement benefits for the poor from the Suresh Tendulkar committee`s recommendation on determination of poverty has left a big question mark on the number of beneficiaries to be covered under the proposed Food Security Act.Its draft, as formulated by the food
5.36 PM Oct 4th 2011
“Poverty numbers are a farce” (Business Line, September 28) states the obvious. It seems the Planning Commission had, in the first place, blundered in relying on the report of Suresh Tendulkar`s assessment, which itself is devoid of any sensible assessment of poverty in the rural areas
12.22 PM Sep 30th 2011
The Planning Commission`s submission to the Supreme Court last week, defining the poor to be those with daily spending not exceeding Rs 31 in urban and Rs 25 in the rural areas is politically and economically indefensible. Such a crude cut-off, derived from the Suresh Tendulkar Committee
12.07 PM Sep 27th 2011
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