Urban Poverty Overtaking To Rural Poverty: India

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This study shows the major indicator of ‘Urban poverty’, how it is racing towards the rural poverty; now the days many rural people are taking interest to the cities with expectation of higher income and establishing our own businesses, indicated the migration rate which is increasing day by day and the Indian legal system is not revealing the sustain progress of work in the management of slum areas people and migration rate, which creates number of other problems to the urbanization. The people are not getting assured places, employment and any push support from the urban development authority for their livelihood. India is facing the problem of unemployment, illiteracy and migration rural to urban. These are the issues impacting to the urbanization and growth of the country. In India 70% population is living in rural areas in which 25% of the country's poor live in urban areas and 31% of the urban population is poor, moreover, there are 22% people who live below poverty line.

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Document Type Article
Author Perwinder Singh
Year of Publication 2007
Number of Pages 8 pp.
Region / Country Global /
Primary Language English (en)
Keywords Rural Poverty
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