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Social Development Through Benevolent Business by Kalyan Sankar Mandal

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Preface

As a researcher in social sciences, I became interested in probing on how poverty can be eradicated. Thus, I was engaged in studying the poverty-eradication programs undertaken by the government of India, which constituted an important part of its programs for socio-economic development. I studied the government’s programs of poverty alleviation as it is widely believed that poverty alleviation is primarily the responsibility of the government. I found that the government’s programs of poverty alleviation had very limited accomplishment. For instance, I found that often the nonpoor misappropriated the assistance meant for the poor. This finding was not very uncommon. What was intriguing that, at times, despite delivering assistance to ...

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