2.45 crore new poor in the country, who is responsible? | The Daily Star
09:06 PM, May 01, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 09:09 PM, May 01, 2021

2.45 crore new poor in the country, who is responsible?

The economic shock induced by the pandemic has pushed 2.45 crore people into poverty in one year. The Power and Participation Research Centre (PPRC) and the Brac Institute of Governance and Development (BIGD) run this survey and found that the number of new poor people is higher in urban areas than in rural areas.

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What is the way out of this situation and is there any initiative of the government to save these newly impoverished people?

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