The Full Form of BPL is Below Poverty Line.
Below Poverty Line (BPL) is a benchmark set by the government of India to identify the economically weaker people and households in urgent need of government support. Below Poverty Line (BPL) refers to a threshold income.
The people whose income is below this threshold income are considered to be poor or below the poverty line. The government launches various schemes to help the Below Poverty Line (BPL) section so that their basic needs of living like food, shelter, and clothes could be fulfilled.
The Government uses various parameters to identify the people living below the poverty line (BPL) sections. These parameters may be different for different states and may be different for rural and urban area and the different countries have different parameters and methods to define the poverty line.
Parameters to define the Below Poverty Line (BPL Full Form) :
1.Type of house
2.Status of children