ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Public Intervention for Poverty Alleviation in Harsh Agro-Climatic Environment-Care of Rajasthan

Harsh Agro-Climatic Environment Care of Rajasthan Vidya Sagar Rajasthan is characterised by sharp regional contrasts in agro-climatic conditions as well as by fluctuating levels of rainfall and consequent frequency of drought conditions. Although there are regional variations in poverty levels, overall the state has a very low level of economic and social development, coupled with a negative record of achievements in poverty alleviation. An examination of the functioning of PAPs suggests that an emphasis on infrastructurat development, especially watershed development and reforestation, along with programmes of employment and asset redistribution, is most needed in this state.

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