9th Class Social Science Poverty as a Challenge Question Bank Short Answer Type Questions - Poverty as a Challenge

  • question_answer Study the given bar graph carefully and answer the following questions:   (a) Identify the two states where the poverty ratio is the highest.   (b) Identity the two states where the poverty ratio is the lowest.   (c) Mention any two feature of National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA)

    Answer:

    (a) Orissa and Bihar are the two states where the poverty ratio is the highest, i.e., 47.2 and 42.6 percent respectively. (b) Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab are the two states where poverty ratio is the lowest i.e. 1 and 6.2 per cent respectively. (c) (i) Under NREGA (2005) initially 100 days assured employment was to be provided to run. house holds in 200 districts. The scheme was later extended to 600 districts. (ii) Under the act an applicant if not provided employment within 15 days, shall be entitled to daily employment allowance.


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