From the meaning of poverty to the measures for reducing it, this course covers various aspects of the concept of poverty.
A situation where a major portion of population cannot even satisfy their minimum requirements are said to be poor. If a larger population is living below the minimum required standard of living, there exists wide-spread poverty.
Many nations of the world have tried to interpret poverty in their way. But poverty being a relative concept, its meaning changes with change in time, place and society.