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India Human Development Survey- II Income and Social Capital Questionnaire: Income from Government Schemes / Programs

This measure uses 3 self-reported items from the second round of the Indian Human Development Survey (IHDS) Income and Social Capital Questionnaire. IHDS is a nationally representative, multi-dimensional survey conducted across India. This measure captures benefits received by each member in a household from Government programs. Navigational aspects (i.e. skip-out patterns and next question sequences) have not been included on this page but can be viewed on the original questionnaire located at https://www.icpsr.umich.edu/web/pages/DSDR/idhs-II-data-guide.html

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Geographies Tested: India

Populations Included: Female, Male

Age Range: Adolescents, Adults

Items:

1. Now, I would like to ask, if anyone in the household has participated in the following programs? [Asked for each Roster ID]

Program (Specify)

Response Options:
Old Age Pension - 1
Widow’s Pension - 2
Maternity Scheme - 3
Disability Scheme - 4
Annapurna (Note Value of grain) - 5
Income generation programs (Except MGNREGA) - 6
Assistance from NGOs Charities - 7
Other Programs (If Yes, Specify)

2. Received benefits

Response Options:
No - 0
Yes - 1

3. Total Benefit

Response Options:
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Scoring Procedures

Not Applicable

Original Citation

Desai, S., & Vanneman, R. (2015). India Human Development Survey-II (IHDS-II). Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research. https://doi. org/10.3886/ICPSR36151. v6.

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