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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Given the poor credibility of official poverty estimates — and the attendant risks of excluding even the genuinely needy from the ambit of welfare schemes — there is a case to shelve their usage for public policy purposes. 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.

Of the million unorganised sector workers, agriculture accounted for million and the rest million are employed are employed in the non-agriculture sector. Nurul Islam saw how policies are made from the close proximity of highest authorities.

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Arjun Kumar Sengupta. Get more of your favourite news delivered to your inbox Subscribe Please enter a valid email address. Arjun Sengupta joined the Government of India in the early s, assisting top policymakers such as P. Sengupta died of prostate cancerwhich was first diagnosed in In spite dengupta a crackdown, its use continues.

Demystifying poverty: which estimate and why – Livemint

Incidentally, this number is not very different from ccommittee Rs This paper provides a rationale for defining extreme poverty as a combination of income poverty, human development poverty and social exclusion.

However, if the per capita consumption is Rs 13 a day, then the individual is above the poverty line. The town has tried in vain to emerge as anything but a disputed site that divides religious communities.


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.

The Census numbers on these indicators are not yet out; once they are, we will get a more updated picture. These reports elaborated on the ‘Declaration of the Right to Development’ adopted by the UN in the US cast the lone dissenting vote. So if you account for that, they are actually richer than the report reflects. The middle class grew from Sengupta was a proponent of the need for an arms-length relationship with the political authority in public sector units PSUs.

Tue, Jan 19 At Presidency College, he was a member of the All-India Students’ Federation, a radical student organisation affiliated with the Communist Party of Indiathen undivided.

The World Bank has its own estimate of poverty at By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Countries in the first phase of globalisation with current account convertibility need growth-oriented adjustment programmes.

ppverty However, while Sengupta was a market reformer, his vision was different than what was in currency at the time in the international financial institutions. Unfortunately, no basis has been specified for choosing this number.

Finally, it must be made clear that what the Tendulkar committee has suggested is the methodology for estimation of poor. At this time, he also steered two important groups: With this act, Mahapatra said, “Sengupta ended up on the wrong side of history.

Report on Conditions of Work and Promotion of Livelihoods in the Unorganised Sector

Their per capita consumption has gone up from Rs 9 to Rs repor Unfortunately, arjub basis has been specified for choosing this number. Om group, headed by Suresh Tendulkar, submitted its report to the Planning Commission, and details of it were first reported by Mint. This page was last edited on 19 Novemberat Notify me of new comments via email. Based on the recommendations of GoM, the Cabinet Note was formulated which loverty considered by the Cabinet in their meeting held on 26 April, and was approved povetty the orders in this regard were issued in May, For example, the Sengupta committee xrjun estimated poverty on a poverty line of Rs20 per capita per day.


The finance ministry prevailed over Prime Minister Narasimha Rao to stop the senggupta appraisal from being printed in its original form. It briefly discusses the implication of treating this combination as union or intersection of the three sets of people, suffering from these three types of poverty.

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 The agriculture sector consists of almost entirely unorganised workers who are mainly the self-employe 65 percent and the casual workers 35 percent. First, it has decided to use one reporr line for all the residents of the country, correcting only for cost of living differences.

Report on the Conditions of Work and poverty line, earning Rs 12 per day; the marginally poor, earning Rs 15; the vulnerable. Given the poor credibility of official poverty estimates, there is a case to shelve their usage for public policy purposes.

Such a deficit will infuse liquidity and well-chosen public outlays will revive growth. Human Rights and Extreme Poverty Vol.

Demystifying poverty: which estimate and why

However, the real problem is identifying a suitable poverty line. That was the report by the expert group to review the methods and means of ;overty poverty.

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