Strategizing Poverty Reduction at City Level: The Approach of Hyderabad
Indian Journal of Inclusive Growth 1(2): 187-192, June 2014
13 Pages Posted: 22 Aug 2015
Date Written: June 20, 2015
Poverty reduction strategies are made at national and state level but not at sub-national levels i.e., provinces/regions and cities, which is a missing element of urban and regional development. This paper discusses the need for multi-pronged approach to urban poverty reduction in general and the specific context of Hyderabad city. It then proposes a city poverty reduction strategy for Hyderabad in terms of the major strategic levers, actions and details. It also proposed a time plan for the implementation of the strategy in a time bound manner for getting results.
Keywords: urban development, poverty reduction, poverty reduction strategy, action plan, timelines
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