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

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Monitoring of Poverty in Orissa

A recent workshop on monitoring poverty in Orissa threw up key empirical and methodological issues having implications for poverty monitoring. Poverty being a multidimensional phenomenon, it is necessary to have reliable measures that allow for comparisons across regions and over time. Moreover, strengthening monitoring mechanisms would also work in favour of decentralised planning.

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