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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The estimates only tell us how many poor there are in a state or in the country as a whole. According to the report: On Januarythe total employment in the Indian economy principal plus subsidiary was million, of which the unorganised sector accounted for million Sengupta died of prostate cancerwhich was first diagnosed in 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.

Right to Development as a Human Right Vol. You are commenting using your WordPress. After the Bangladesh war he became deputy chairman of Bangladesh Planning Commission, leaving an unmistakable mark of his expertise and understanding of political economy on the Bangladesh planning process.

Demystifying poverty: which estimate and why – Livemint

He produced six reports on the Right to development between and These workers are engaged not only in the unorganised sector but in the organised sector as well. Live September 1, Arjun Sengupta report: Extreme Poverty and Human Rights Vol.

The Planning Commission’s 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. Archived copy as title link. The Tendulkar committee has suggested poverty lines that are not only normatively superior to the existing official poverty line, but has also treated cost of living differences more systematically than those implicit in the existing official poverty lines.


That was the report by the expert group to review the methods and means of estimating poverty.

Poverty of statistics – The Hindu BusinessLine

The group, headed by Suresh Tendulkar, submitted its report to the Planning Commission, and details of it were first reported by Mint. Sage Publications, https: The recommendations ssngupta 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.

The findings should worry everyone. So, management of globali- Managing Globalisation sation must be assessed in terms of its Governing Globalisation: The budget of a particular year must be seen against these longterm factors to assess its impact or its likelihood of success.

Poverty of statistics

Unfortunately, arjub basis has been specified for choosing this number. Is it any wonder that repor leaders who are seen to be reformers can never win the popular vote?

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Views Read Edit View history. Retrieved 20 February But international organisations were also seen as having an important role. Those in the second phase with capital account convertibility need protection from severe market fluctuations.

The scheme aims to cover sickness, maternity, old age and death and proposes a participatory system ppoverty some contributions from the workers.


In Maharashtra, it appears the rural jobs scheme is being implemented on paper alone. 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.

Unfortunately, no basis has been specified for choosing this number. For the first time in India a comprehensive social security scheme for the unorganised sector has been rport. The justification for economic reforms was supposed to be the trickle down effect but for those who live in trying conditions 10 years of economic reforms seems to have made little difference. The human rights approach has the advantage of the recognition that the rights are universal and the responsibility of fulfilling those rights is also universal.

First, it has decided to use one poverty line for all the residents of the country, correcting only for cost of living differences. From there he went to serve as deputy director general of Commottee and during that period he produced major writings on agricultural policies for development. However, if the per capita consumption is Rs 13 a day, then the individual ln above the poverty line.

If the right to food, education, health are regarded as components of a human povertj to development, the state has to accept the primary responsibility of delivering the right either on its own or in collaboration with others.