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What is meant by Participatory Identification of Poor (PIP)process?

akiaki
edited August 2013 in Public Policy
govt. has decided to remove the bpl criteria in nrlm and insert pip criteria instead.
What does this PIP means?
each-time you're defeated you come closer to the victory
| political science |didn't qualified in first attempt- 2014, but this isn't the end.

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  • edited May 2013
    In simple parlance it is identification of poor by neighbors. If the Gram Sabha approves I am poor - that means I am poor ( Does not matter even if I have scooter, land, fridge etc. )

    Earlier poor where identified by fixed parameters - Some where naturally included and others where naturally excluded. For example - If I have a house under IAY I was not counted as poor as the parameter was- " Person having pucca house is excluded" but actually I am poor as I do not have sufficient means of livelihood. Getting a house under IAY made be as non poor and hence deprived me of various benefits by keeping me outside many Govt. initiatives. - this was changed after some time but still many such loopholes existed.

    To rectify the above problem and to have a better targeting of schemes we have PIP - Jargon = Participatory identification of poor. For layman - Gram Sabha has approved I am poor, that means I am poor.

    Benefits-

    - The poor people of the society ( village ) are identified by consensus of all.
    - Better identification + no free rider.
    - Deepening of democracy.
    - Many loopholes of previous method plugged.
    - This PIP is in news in context of revamp of Aajeevika. ( Same old NRLM ).

    I have tried to show you a basic picture - there are many minute details that I have skipped. Will come back to this question in detail after prelims. :)
  • Till then watch this:

  • @Partho will wait.
    each-time you're defeated you come closer to the victory
    | political science |didn't qualified in first attempt- 2014, but this isn't the end.
  • is this part of 12th plan reform or an independent initiative for NRLM?
  • yes . govt. is planning to put pip in place of bpl for enlisting beneficiaries .
    each-time you're defeated you come closer to the victory
    | political science |didn't qualified in first attempt- 2014, but this isn't the end.
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