THE Congress government in Andhra Pradesh on Thursday launched a scheme -- Amma Hastam ( mother's hand) -- to supply a basket of nine essential commodities every month to citizens below poverty line at a subsidised rate.
What does BPL stand for?
BPL stands for Below Poverty Line (India)
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The Governor was of the view that by enhancing trade as well as relations among the countries of the region, people can be steered out of poverty, backwardness and ignorance and improve the lot of those living below poverty line.
He reminded that during the tenure of Pakistan Peoples Party, millions of people were dragged to live below poverty line due to inflation.
It showed that slightly more than one out of four individuals was living below poverty line in 2011, 17.
Support of mountainous states is very important for Kyrgyzstan, since 33% of population is below poverty line.
Pre-existing ailments "Most of the people here belong to below poverty line with very little basic education and awareness.
In keeping with this tradition, India's planning commission told the Supreme Court last week that anyone spending more than Rs965 a month in a town or Rs781 in a village will be deemed not to be poor and will no longer be eligible to draw benefits from government welfare programmes meant for people living below poverty line.
MOI statistics showed that in 2001 the number of households living below poverty line was 70,000, which expanded to 90,000 in 2008 and further soared to over 110,000 in 2010.