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The government has shown a big picture by allocating a favorable budget for the people below poverty line; nevertheless, what best it will do to meet the expectations and will the poverty completely vanish, remains the question for public.
Considering the poverty line, the government has set many positive aspects. Though, many due to poverty think that being poor is a curse that makes too tough for them to survive in any circumstance.
It has been proved that many from the society are not capable enough to take care of their basic needs, but in the current budget of 2018, government said to do a lot about the farmers and many others, regardless, poverty-troubled people are still double-minded, whether government will fulfill its promises.
Despite said by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley that it will be easier for everybody to make their house by 2022 and the promise of doubling the farmers’ salary, the poor people not only just worried about the future expenses but also tensed about how it will be a big success.
Government talks about mid day meals, yet there are many reports that have revealed the poor quality of food served in schools. Education might be free but are teachers capable. Are children eager to study?
Poverty sometimes limits the thinking and that happens to mostly all the kids living in poverty. Poverty has the ability to spur people on to a rebel so as to achieve normal life and do not have fear of starvation. Many revolutions happen in the past support my stand that poverty is the root cause of revolution. The famous revolution in Soviet Union is an example of revolution caused by poverty. The current sufferers cannot even afford food for their family. They wanted someone to stand up and lead them out of poverty cycle.
And when Lenin the leader of Bolshwiks stood up and offered the idea of "peace, land,bread ," and the idea of having equal share of everything in state gave people hope. And as a result of the hopes of the people and by the support of the needy ones Lenin took over and formed the government.
Even in running era, people are still lacking to manage the basic education and nutritional food. It is still a dream in the eyes of small children which is lost somewhere in the race of struggle for fulfilling their basic needs.
Due to malnutrition number of children die every day.
More than one third of the world's malnourished children live in India. The 2014 'Global Hunger Index' report than India ranked 97th out of 118 countries with a serious under situation.
The Government of India has launched several programmes to cover the growing rate of under nutrition children. Like mid-day meal scheme state on Aug .15 , 1995 by government of India.
It serves millions of children with fresh cooked meals in almost all the government even schools. The scheme is started to provide healthy and fresh food to the students but the present condition of the mid-day meal programme in schools doesn't reveal the same. There is no regularity in the distribution of food ,unhygienic condition of the place makes the implementation of mid-day meal scheme questionable. That is it really working and the saplings are happy or not .
14 yrs old Rajesh said that they are being offered mid-day meal twice in a week.Number of flies are wandering over the food .The water used for cooking and for drinking is not equally treated .
Even the poor community is lacking to get good medical treatment as they cannot afford treatment at private clinics. Number of poor people dies because of diseases remain untreated like dangue nd malaria .Even the government hospitals has not proper facilities and infrastructure ."As malaria and dangue diseases are common in most of the areas .patient admitted in wards have no protection from mosquito. Few people brings their own nets.
"People come her because they cannot pay fee at private clinics. I will not come here if I had money." said Ram lal patient at the government hospital.
Patients also complain that most medicines prescribed by doctors were often not available at government pharmacies. "Patients have to buy costly medicines from market when though the government claims to provide medicines free of cost," said savita das a women suffering from dengue.
Moreover in union 2018 budget world's biggest national health protection scheme has been announced for the welfare and development of the poor,for farmers and increasing their income, senior citizens and women .
If a country wants to uplift it must first uplift the lower section of the society by removing poverty .poor people failed to achieve the education due to financial problem . It is dreadful for them who are living in poverty. There is no equal distribution of available opportunities and resources. Due to lack of transparency major financial part of national plan and programme made for poor, the gap between the two sections of society is getting broader. It is only the transparency of government department that can bring goodness in our religion.
Lack of transparency has left people very scared about the meeting of all the big budget, government has announced.