With a goal to alleviate poverty in India, Lokashraya Foundation is engaged in policy research on poor and the poverty alleviation programmes. It strives to provide the best possible opportunities and improve the capabilities of poor people by improving and expanding the access to basic services. The Foundation, through its action-based research work and innovative programmes, is highlighting the issues of the poor and putting forward policies for the government to implement necessary programmes to eliminate poverty from India. One of the key focus areas of the Foundation for poverty alleviation is through the provisioning of housing for the poor. The Foundation is also engaged intensively in revising the poverty line of the Planning Commission.