Indian Economy MCQs

Q.  Tendulkar Committee report has revealed that in 2004-05, India’s poverty which was measured 27% at that time is actually increased more than 10% and actual poverty was 37% . Which among the following was the reason behind these two conflicting measures of poverty in India?

a. There was a discrepancy in the data’s collected at that time
b. The new poverty line measures poverty on a wider access to commodity and services like health and education and not calories
c. The calories definition of poverty has been changed by the world Bank
d. The government at that time misled the public on by showing the wrong figures


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