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An important milestone in India’s war against poverty

2020-08-20T07:12:12+00:00July 13th, 2018|2017/2018, Home Page, India Inc News|

Brookings Institute’s conclusion that India is no longer home to the world’s largest number of extreme poor is an endorsement of the Indian government’s poverty elimination efforts, writes India Inc. Founder & CEO Manoj Ladwa. In the midst of the 2014 Indian General Election campaign, the then candidate Narendra Modi was asked whether he thought a full-fledged war against Pakistan was inevitable. His reply astonished many. Modi quipped: “India and Pakistan do have a war to fight – a war against poverty.” [...]