See all articles by Arjun K. Sengupta on the question of Human Rights and Extreme Poverty, for the Human Rights Commission in Geneva. Arjun Sengupta National Commission for Enterprises in the Unorganised Sector Poverty, Vulnerability and Informal Work Status: the High Congruence. 5 . While the Arjun Sengupta committee says it is 77%, the N.C. Saxena committee report puts it at 50%. The World Bank has its own estimate of.
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According to Ravi Srivastava, Professor of Economics and Jawaharlal Nehru University”Sengupta’s contributions to the right to development constitute That was the report by the expert group to review the methods and means of estimating poverty. Leading economists have flayed the national poverty lines set by the Dhar and Sukhomoy Chakravarty build an alliance with the nascent state of Bangladesh.
The proposal by the National Commission for Enterprises in the Unorganised Sector seeks to develop a healthy workforce that in turn will have a positive impact on national income and economic growth. By spelling out the characteristics of these actions that make them conform to a human rights approach, it discusses some of the anti-poverty programmes that have been used in different countries like the United States, European Union, Africa and Asia and how they differ from a rights-based approach that has been developed in this paper.
The immediate challenge is to arrest the loss of confidence of private investment and the attendant tightening of liquidity.
Not making this adjustment would mean that a person spending the same amount of money in real terms would be treated as poor in rural areas, but not in urban areas. The town has tried in vain to emerge as anything but a disputed site that divides religious communities. He produced six reports on the Right to development between and Delivering the Arjun Sengupta Memorial Lecture organised by the Indian Society of Labour Economics on 16 DecemberPrabhat Patnaik described Sengupta as an “iconoclast” and lauded the many roles he played “in his long and distinguished repirt.
The group, headed by Suresh Tendulkar, submitted its report to the Planning Commission, and details of it were first reported by Mint.
Arjun Sengupta report million Indians live on less than Rs 20 a day | Live |
The United Nations Human Rights Council observed a moment of silence for Sengupta on 27 September  and the Rajya Sabha was adjourned on 9 Novemberas a mark of respect to ;overty. The birth of a youth brand This book excerpt outlines how saucy, edgy Fastrack was conceived out of the Titan stable and evolved into a Arjun Sengupta indicated that his most significant contribution was the final report he produced as the head of the National Commission for Enterprises in the Unorganized Sector NCEUSa cabinet-rank position that he held from — Get more of your favourite news delivered to your inbox Subscribe Please enter a valid email address.
Sengupta argued that the enforceability of collective rights via the implementation of development programs was possible even without their being converted into legal rights though he recognised that justiciability did remain a superior course of action.
Such a deficit will infuse liquidity and well-chosen public outlays will revive growth. But why should there be so much confusion on poverty estimates?
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Last month, one more report and estimate were added to the list. At the end ofabout million or 77 percent of the arjuun were living below Rs.
This universe of informal workers now constitutes 92 percent of the total workforce. This Census, too, employs transparent criteria for exclusion of families from the BPL list — those owning motorised vehicles including tractors and harvestershaving Kisan Credit Cards with credit limit above Rs 50, holding a government job, and so on.
Retrieved 20 February But this too shall pass. At Presidency Ppverty, he was a member of the All-India Students’ Federation, a radical student organisation affiliated with the Communist Party of Indiathen undivided. These can be supplemented with intelligent use of technology, particularly biometric information-based Unique Identification cards, which probably hold the key for the future of social commitgee. For the first time in India a comprehensive social security scheme for the unorganised sector has been proposed.
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They are the long-term factors which determine the outcomes of policies. In his stint at the Prime Minister’s Office in the early s, Sengupta was reportedly unhappy about India’s loan from the International Monetary Fund IMFand wanted more to senguptq done for agriculture and small farmers. There can be no better measures of backwardness, if not poverty.
Official Development Assistance Vol. The Planning Senguppta submission to the Supreme Court last week, defining the poor to be those with daily spending not exceeding Rs 31 in urban and Rs 25 in the rural areas is politically and economically indefensible.
But international organisations were also seen as having an important role. This has been supplemented with data from other sources such as the Special Survey of Farmers carried out by the NSS in Is it any wonder that those leaders who are seen to be reformers can never win the popular vote?
With this act, Mahapatra said, “Sengupta ended up on the wrong side of history.
This paper attempts to define the common people of India in terms of levels of consumption and examines their socio-economic profile in different periods of time since the early s with a view to assessing how the economic growth process has impacted on their lives.
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On 26 MarchSengupta was honoured posthumously by the Government of Bangladesh for his contribution to the Bangladesh Liberation War. The recommendations of AGE relating to enhancing the powers delegated to Navratna, Miniratna and other profit making CPSEs were initially considered and the proposals for enhancing the powers replrt to Navratna, Miniratna and other profit making CPSEs were comjittee by the Cabinet and orders in this regard were issued on 5 August.
Such a zrjun picture coexists uneasily with a shining India that has successfully confronted the challenge of globalisation powered by increasing economic competition both within the country and across the world….
Notify me of new comments via email. Arjun Sengupta arjunn the Government of India in the early s, assisting top policymakers such as P. Nonetheless, as with any estimate, these are only as good as the assumptions behind the adjustments. It has revised the estimate of poverty in India for to This proportion of the population which can be categorised as the “common people” is much higher among certain social aejun, especially for scheduled castes and scheduled tribes.