Since the 1950s, the Indian government and non-governmental organizations have initiated several programs to alleviate poverty, including subsidizing food and other necessities, increased access to loans, improving agricultural techniques and price supports, and promoting education and family planning. These measures have helped eliminate famines, cut absolute poverty levels by more than half, and reduced illiteracy and malnutrition.
1 Poverty estimates
2 Causes of poverty in India
2.1 Caste system
2.2 British era
2.3 India's economic policies
2.4 Neo-liberal... [continues]
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