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Q.3:- Why are employment generation programmes important in poverty alleviation in India?

 

Answer

The employment generation programme are important in poverty alleviation in India because:

1. It gives an opportunity to the poor to raise their income through government supported schemes.



2. Increase in income give access to higher standard of living and greater accessibility to education, better health facilities, proper sanitation, etc. to the poor.

3. These programmes also create additional assets by means of work generation.