Poverty is the inability to attain a minimal standard of living & unable to satisfy basic need & lack of control over resources. Poverty is multi-dimensional & its causes are diverse, manifestations & meanings are contextual, and it is not only a state of deprivation but also a dynamic set of processes. Poverty reduction strategy is one of the top priority agenda of developing countries. In measuring poverty most scholars are usually observed to use a quantitative method-which are claimed to be unable to show the different dimensions of poverty. Nevertheless this method is found difficult to be used by experts at district level for applying as a tool to sort poor from non poor. This study, therefore, provides comparison of both metrics in poverty both quantitative and qualitative methods to be used in simple ways for rural development practitioners. Household poverty status was analyzed by applying FGT for poverty index & Binary logit regression model. The PPA also found seven explicate variables. The combined approach elucidates eases for identifying & having clear pictures of livelihood of rural people, typically the poor.