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Poverty Target Programs for The Elderly In India: With Special Reference to National Old Age Pension Scheme, 1995


  • Anand Kumar
  • Navneet Anand


This paper looks into various aspects of the old age pension debate and related policies in India. In the analysis that follows, we address issues such as: the identity of the drivers of change; the political context in which many of these policies emerged; the intrinsic relationship between poverty and old age problems; state ideology; and the design and implementation of related policies.

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  • Anand Kumar & Navneet Anand, 2010. "Poverty Target Programs for The Elderly In India: With Special Reference to National Old Age Pension Scheme, 1995," Working Papers id:2757, eSocialSciences.
  • Handle: RePEc:ess:wpaper:id:2757
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    old age; pension; pverty; political context; state ideology;

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