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Task Force on Elimination of Poverty in India

The Task Force held consultations with different stakeholders during four meetings. Based on the work of the Task force and inputs provided by states, an occasional paper on ‘Eliminating Poverty: Creating Jobs and Strengthening Social Programmes’ was prepared and posted on the website of NITI Aayog. To discuss this paper with States & UTs, four Regional Consultation meetings were held in Hyderabad, Jaipur, Delhi and Patna on 13th April, 2016, 22nd April, 2016, 2nd May, 2016 and 6th May, 2016 respectively. On the basis of deliberations with states, the report of the Task Force was finalized and submitted to the Hon’ble Prime Minister on 11th July, 2016.