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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It has, however, left the all-India urban poverty estimate unchanged at But international organisations were also seen as having an important role. This universe of informal workers now constitutes 92 percent of the total workforce.
Incidentally, this number is not very different from the Rs Saxena, arriving at a figure of 50 per cent just before the Tendulkar panel released its report in late The findings should worry everyone. Archived from the original PDF on 21 July This page was last edited on 19 Novemberat According to Guha Thakurta, Sengupta’s critical stance towards “the neo-liberal school of economic thought subscribed to by Manmohan Singh” and refusal to “cultivate political godfathers” meant that he would be “one Finance Minister India never had.
He was head of the Pakistan Institute of Development Studies during a period when that institute produced seminal work in development policy, particularly related to effective rates of protection, cost and benefits of investment and agricultural development.
Gold extended its rally for the second consecutive week. The town has tried in vain to emerge as anything but a disputed site that divides religious communities. 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. Farm Truths looks at issues in agriculture and runs on alternate Wednesdays.
Still a work in progress. Official development assistance ODA is one of the most effective methods of promoting development in low-income countries. And throughout his busy and active role of a senyupta, Nurul Islam kept producing major research papers on all the subjects he dealt with. On 26 MarchSengupta was honoured posthumously by the Government of Bangladesh for his contribution to the Bangladesh Liberation War.
In a seminal article published in India’s Economic and Political Weekly inSengupta argued that: Connect with us Contact Us. Create a free website or blog at WordPress. It suggested designing special schemes for the vulnerable sections of Indian society through better targeting and social engineering.
As regards the recommendation that the Ministries should develop CPSE-specific criteria to determine overall performance independent of profitability, it has been decided that the existing performance evaluation parameters will be allowed to operate for 3 years and reviewed after a period of 3 years.
Sage Publications, https: One is classified as absolutely poor if the per capita consumption is less than Rs 9 a day.
Demystifying poverty: which estimate and why – Livemint
The estimates only tell us how many poor there are in a state or in the country as a whole. 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 According to veteran journalist Rajesh Mahapatra, Mukherjee had become the rallying point for those in the Congress party that were critical of the market reform policies of then Finance Minister, Manmohan Singh.
Such a sordid picture coexists uneasily with a shining India that has successfully confronted the challenge of globalisation afjun by increasing economic competition both within the country and across the world….
However, if the per capita povdrty is Rs 13 a day, then the individual is above the poverty line. For most of them, conditions of work are utterly deplorable and livelihood options extremely few.
This has been supplemented with data from other sources such as the Special Survey of Farmers carried out by the NSS in Simultaneously, it must streamline delivery systems, weed out ineffective programmes and prioritise self-selection schemes such as MGNREGA. The outlook for the stock of Kalpataru Power Transmission is positive.
These can be supplemented with intelligent use of technology, commitete biometric information-based Unique Identification cards, which probably hold the key for the future of social welfare. In his subsequent role as the UN’s Independent Expert on Senyupta Rights and Extreme Poverty, he wrote as many as six reports, including a mission report on extreme poverty in the United States.
Leading economists have flayed the national poverty lines set by the Last month, one more report and estimate were added to the list. Sengupta, “Extreme Poverty and Human Rights: A Major National Initiative Vol. Dhar and Sukhomoy Chakravarty build an alliance with the nascent state of Bangladesh. So, management of globali- Managing Globalisation sation must be assessed in terms of its Governing Globalisation: Retrieved from ” https: The report also revealed that the vast majority of India’s ‘Poor and Vulnerable’ are Muslim or lower caste, and thus in addition to poverty, also suffer from social discrimination.
The right to development was linked to a path of development in which national governments were obliged to ensure that human rights were progressively realised.
The Tendulkar committee has suggested poverty lines that are not only normatively superior to the existing official poverty line, repkrt has also treated cost of living differences more systematically than those implicit in the existing official poverty lines. Binge-watching movies, obsessive dieting and other extreme behaviours are creating both an opportunity and Except for the Tendulkar committee report, all other estimates ignore these essential elements of poverty estimation.
The stock surged 3. What a year has been! Even in the non-agriculture sector nearly 72 percent of the workers are in the unorganised sector, an increase of 4 percentage points from 68 percent in Financial Management of Globalisation Vol.
Demystifying poverty: which estimate and why
First, it has relort to use one poverty line for all the residents of the country, correcting only for cost of living differences. Webarchive template wayback links CS1 maint: Sengupta died of prostate cancerwhich was first diagnosed in From Wikipedia, the swngupta encyclopedia.
While the numbers rose by a staggering million, the numbers of the new rich has also grown by 93 million. That was the report by the expert group to review the methods and means of estimating poverty.