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Lack of transparency, lousy laws and corruption are not allowing poor people to get benefits of Welfare schemes in India

There were approximately 350 million people in India who live on less than $1 a day. According to World Bank people who earn less than $1 i.e. Rs 45 (approx.) per person are poor or below poverty line. Whereas according to Govt. of India this limit is Rs. 10 per day.Now how much is that justified? This means that people who earn Rs.11 per day will not get benefits of welfare schemes. Even then BPL (below poverty line) people are not getting the benefits of welfare scheme due to corrupt and lousy system.

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