UN report on poverty in India, life of so many crore people improved in 15 years -aabtak24


UN Report On Poverty: Amidst all the statistics of inflation and unemployment, such a report has come out, in which it has been told that between 2005 and 2021, about 41.5 crore people in India got out of the poverty line. . These figures have been released by quoting the Global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI). It states that India is among the 25 countries that successfully halved their MPI values ​​in 15 years. Apart from India, there are many such countries which are included in this list. These countries have also been mentioned in this UN report.  

81 countries included
Like India, the best performing countries in the poverty index include countries like China, Cambodia, Congo, Honduras, Indonesia, Morocco, Serbia and Vietnam. It was told by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) that from the year 2000 to 2022, different countries were analyzed in different ways. After which this report has come out. A total of 81 countries were involved in this entire process. Many things were seen in this, such as how people are living their everyday life, how much access there is to education and health, facilities like housing, drinking water and electricity were also monitored.

People coming out of poverty line
Referring to India, it has been told in this report that in the year 2005/2006, where 55% (about 64.45 crore) people were below the poverty line, At the same time, by the year 2019/2021, this number decreased to 16% (23 crores). According to this, in these 15 years in India, 41.5 crore people came out of the poverty line. Due to which India’s performance in poverty index improved. 

These things have also improved
Apart from this, some other figures have also been given in this report of UN, in which it has been told that the number of people deprived of nutrition has decreased from 44% in 2005-06. 12% in 2019/21 and the child mortality rate decreased from 4% to 1.5%. The number of people who are so poor that they have no option but to use wood for cooking has come down from 53% to 14%. At the same time, people deprived of cleanliness have reduced from 50% to 11.3%. In these 15 years, the number of people without drinking water also fell from 16% to 3%. 


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