The official data released by the Planning Commission declares that the percentage of Indians living below the poverty line has fallen to 22 % in 2011-12 from 37% in 2004-05. 7 years and 15% !! Ain’t that an achievement !! Everything flowery on paper. 😀
Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission, Montek Singh Ahluwalia,justifies spending of Rs 35 lakhs on renovation of toilets . Well, the justification may not be satisfactory to all !
Detailed News Article on the matter – Planning Commissions Toilet Spendings Controversy!
The Press Release from Planning Commission – Response from Planning Commission on the matter.
Unanswered Questions – Why the explanation from Commission not completely satisfactory ?