Poverty is defined as a poor financial condition where a person don’t have enough financial means to meet their basic standards of life that is acceptable by the society.
The person do not have to by basic needs of daily life- like food, shelter and clothes.
It is often characterised by lack of food, shelter and clothes.
In other words, poverty is a state of privation where there is a lack of essential needs for existence.
In rural area family sizes are so bigger and that translates into lowering the per capita income values and ultimately lowering of standard of living.
Another reason for poverty is Unemployment in India, according to reports in 2015 75% of families do not have any regular source of income.Current statistics prove that over half the World’s populations i.e.about 3 billion people, are forcefully living in less than 2.5 dollars per day.Overpopulation and underdevelopment in the country is the main cause for poverty.The birth rate in India is very high and the former has taken the measure of the ‘one child policy’ to change the situation, but the latter has not made any effort yet.Poverty can alleviate by taking following steps Poverty is a major problem in the World and it have to be solved on a serious note.Our government is taking a large number of steps to reduce poverty.The term poverty is connected with the notion of the poverty line that may defined as the smallest figure of income that is needed in a particular nation for maintaining the socially acceptable quality of life- like food, clothing and needs.The World Bank has changed its international poverty line figures to 1.90 USD (123.5 INR) per day in 2015, from 1.5 USD (81 INR) in 2012 response to the changes in the cost of living across the world as per current economy.Government of India should make effective policies aiming to develop rural areas through the key components like primary education, population control policies, family welfare, job creation and many more.Poverty refers to a situation when people are expropriated of basic needs of life.