BPL – Below Poverty Line
Below Poverty Line is a benchmark that is used by the Government of India to identify the Individuals who are critically in need of government aid. There are several Parameters that are considered while determining the range of Population who are below poverty line. These Parameters vary from state to state and within the state for rural and urban areas.
Some of the Parameters that are considered in BPL are :-
- Type of house
- Consumer durables
- Status of children
- Food security
- Literacy status
- Sanitation etc.
BPL – British Physical Laboratories Group
British Physical Laboratories is an Indian manufacturer of Digital and Electronics household products. The company was founded in 1963 by a person name “TPG Nambiar” who returned to India after working in the UK and USA.