Which states report a significant decline in poverty?

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Which states report a significant decline in poverty?
Answer:

  • There is significant decline in poverty in Kerala, Jammu and Kashmir, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and West Bengal.
  • States like Punjab and Haryana have traditionally succeeded in reducing poverty with the help of high agricultural growth rates.
  • Kerala has focused on human resource development.
  • In West Bengal, land reform measures have helped in reducing poverty.
  • In Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, public distribution of foodgrains could have been the cause for the decline in poverty.