After years of falling, poverty in India may have risen again since GST and demonetisation

Pramod Mathew
After years of falling, poverty in India may have risen again since GST and demonetisation

Poverty and malnutrition in India may have increased substantially in 2017-18, leading to a fall in consumer spending in the country for the first time in over four decades. NSO’s current findings suggest these gains may have been nearly offset by 2017-18.