Below Poverty Lin is an economic benchmark used by the government of India to indicate economic disadvantage and to identify individuals and households in need of government assistance and aid. It is determined using various parameters which vary from state to state and within states.
The present criteria are based on a survey conducted in 2002. Going into a survey due for a decade, India’s central government is undecided on criteria to identify families below poverty line.
Current method of measurement B.P.L. (Below Poverty Line)
Critria are different for the rural and urban areas. In its Tenth Five-Year Plan, the degree of deprivation is measured with the help of parameters with scores given from 0–4, with 13 parameters.
Families with 17 marks or less (formerly 15 marks or less) out of a maximum 52 marks have been classified as BPL. Poverty line solely depends on the per capital income in India rather than level of prices.
To download the BPL List from SECC 2011 Data, candidates can directly click this link – https://nrega.nic.in/. Step 2: To check your name in the IPPE2 final BPL list, candidates can click the “State Name” to reach to the next page which will be displayed as below.
The importance of a ration card is known to all of the residents of India. Today under this article, we will share with you the detailed procedure of applying for ration card in the state of Gujarat by using the official portal of ration card as announced by the concerned authorities of Gujarat state.