1. Deprivation of education, health, assets and services at household level
  2. Purchasing power parity at national level
  3. Extent of budget deficit and GDP growth rate at national level

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

The Multi-dimensional Poverty Index developed by Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative with UNDP support covers which of the following?

  1. Deprivation of education, health, assets and services at household level
  2. Purchasing power parity at national level
  3. Extent of budget deficit and GDP growth rate at national level

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

[UPSC Civil Services Exam – 2012 Prelims]

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3


Answer: (a)        

Explanation:

Multidimensional Poverty Index

  • It was first developed in 2010 by Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative and United Nations Development Programme.
  • It uses three dimensions and ten indicators which are-
  1. Education- Years of schooling and child enrollment
  2. Health – Child Morality and Nutrition Standards
  3. Standard of Living – Electricity, flooring, drinking water, sanitation, cooking fuel and assets.
  • Hence only statement 1 is correct.

 

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