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Poverty has fallen, but social inequality in India has increased: Report

The Competitiveness Roadmap for India@100 showed that inequality in India has increased sharply since 2000 in contrast to most of the other countries in the world

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Raghav Aggarwal New Delhi
While the latest GDP growth rate of 13.5 per cent in the first quarter of the current fiscal year (Q1FY23) may have been a reason for rejoicing for many in India, a new report by the Institute of Competitiveness reflected the poor performance of the country in terms of social inequality.
 
The Competitiveness Roadmap for India@100 shows that inequality in India has increased sharply since 2000 in contrast with most other countries in the world. India has scored low marks in almost all social progress categories for nourishment, education, gender equality, and healthcare.

"While poverty has fallen, inequality

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First Published: Sep 02 2022 | 8:43 PM IST

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