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51.91% folks in Bihar poor, highest in India: NITI Aayog report

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51.91% folks in Bihar poor, highest in India: NITI Aayog report

Bihar NITI Aayog report: In what has given the Opposition contemporary fodder to assault the Nitish Kumar authorities, a NITI Aayog report has mentioned that Bihar has probably the most variety of poor folks within the nation. In response to NITI Aayog’s Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI), 51.91% inhabitants of Bihar is poor. 

Whereas Jharkhand (42.16%) is positioned second within the index, Uttar Pradesh (36.65%) is on the third spot. Kerala has emerged as the most effective state with solely 0.71% poor folks. 

Bihar additionally has the very best variety of malnourished folks. Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Chhattisgarh additionally characteristic on this listing. The Nitish Kumar-led state additionally ranks worst with regards to college attendance and utilizing gasoline apart from fuel for cooking. Bihar additionally ranks on the prime within the listing of states with homes having no electrical energy connection. Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Jharkhand and Odisha are the opposite prime 4 states within the listing. 

Tejashwi Yadav questions Nitish Kumar’s 16-year regime

Taking a dig on the Nitish-led authorities, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Tejashwi Yadav mentioned Bihar has failed on all fronts. 

“Bihar is also the worst in 7 indices of the second report of NITI Aayog. The double engine government has no logical answer to this. When I ask questions with facts, logic and truth in the interest of the state, the chief minister gets furious,” Tejashwi mentioned in a Tweet in Hindi. 

In October, CM Nitish Kumar had dismissed NITI Aayog’s report on Bihar’s well being sector describing it as ‘inappropriate’. 

“Is there any logic of comparing a poor state like Bihar with a state as prosperous as Maharashtra? I don’t understand who and how the study is carried out?” Nitish had advised reporters. He asserted that there was great growth within the well being sector ever since he took over because the CM.

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