NITI Aayog Report: Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh are the poorest states in the country, know who is the richest…
New Delhi | NITI Aayog Latest Report : Bihar is the poorest state in India. After that the number of Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh comes. The above things have come to the fore from the Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) report of NITI Aayog. In this, these states in India have been chosen as one of the poorest states of the country. It has been told in the report that 51.91% of the population of Bihar is poor. At the same time, 42.16% of the population in Jharkhand and 37.79% of the population in Uttar Pradesh are poor. Madhya Pradesh (36.65%) is at the fourth position in the index, while Meghalaya (32.67%) is at the fifth position.
Kerala is the richest state
NITI Aayog Latest Report : Kerala (0.71%), Goa (3.76%), Sikkim (3.82%), Tamil Nadu (4.89%) come under the category of poor. Kerala (5.59%) is the lowest poverty state in the country. Kerala is at the bottom of the NITI Aayog index. According to the report, India’s National Multidimensional Poverty Index is prepared using a globally accepted and robust methodology developed by the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).
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These things are calculated
NITI Aayog Latest Report : Explain that in India’s MPI, three equal dimensions – health, education and standard of living are assessed. It is assessed through 12 indicators such as nutrition, child and adolescent mortality, antenatal care, years of schooling, school attendance, cooking fuel, sanitation, drinking water, electricity, housing, property and bank accounts. NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar said in the introduction of the index that the development of India’s National Multidimensional Poverty Index is an important contribution towards establishing a public policy tool.
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