No poverty line cap for social schemes, food entitlement: Montek

Gargi Parsai/ The Hindu/ October04, 2011

Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia and Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh, however, declared at a press conference that the government favoured de-linking of food entitlement and other social programmes from the present poverty line that was derived from the Suresh Tendulkar Committee's findings.

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