Hands-on efforts target poverty relief

By Zhu Lixin in Fuyang, Anhui ( China Daily ) Updated: 2017-06-06 07:11:54

Township official's desire to help the poor uncovered need for greater authenticity of statistics

Editor's note: In the run-up to the 19th Communist Party of China National Congress, China Daily sent six reporters to villages nationwide to live for a month and take a look at how people are working under China's poverty eradication plan.

On May 8, at a regular Monday morning meeting of township officials and village cadres to discuss poverty relief efforts in Lyuzhai, one of the most undeveloped townships in Anhui province's poverty-stricken Linquan county, it was announced that one official had been taking the law into her own hands.

Hands-on efforts target poverty relief

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