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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 birth of a youth brand This book excerpt outlines how saucy, edgy Fastrack was conceived out of the Titan stable and evolved into a Achintya Kumar Sengupta Uncle. But these in no way suggest a methodology to pick out a person as poor for the purpose of identification of beneficiaries for the census conducted by the ministry of rural development.

Critical of existing government policy, the NCEUS pointed out that although enormous funds had been allocated and spent on social development programs, the benefits largely bypassed the poorest of the poor. At the senguppta time, it has checked the suitability of the new poverty lines against some normative requirements of food anchored to malnutrition norms from the national family health survey.

The World Bank has its own estimate of poverty at Arjun Sengupta joined the Government of India in the early s, assisting top policymakers such as P. So, management of globali- Managing Globalisation sation must be assessed in terms of its Rwport Globalisation: The outlook for the stock of Kalpataru Power Transmission is positive. It suggested designing special schemes for the vulnerable sections of Indian society through better targeting and social engineering. A Major National Initiative Vol.

He produced six reports on the Right to development between and The immediate challenge is to arrest the loss of confidence of private investment and the attendant tightening of liquidity. There is also evidence to suggest that inequality is widening between the common people and the better-off sections of society. These reports elaborated on the ‘Declaration of the Right to Development’ adopted by the UN in the US cast the lone dissenting vote.


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Last month, one more repogt and estimate were added to the list. Countries in the first phase of globalisation with current account convertibility need growth-oriented adjustment programmes. Sengupta was a proponent of the need for an arms-length relationship with the political authority in public sector units PSUs.

But budgets cannot promote growth or even arrest the process of slowing down if the fundamentals are not addressed squarely and carefully. The finance ministry prevailed over Prime Minister Narasimha Rao to stop the mid-term appraisal from being printed in its original form. This has been supplemented with data from other sources such as the Special Survey of Farmers carried out by the NSS in This leads to the inescapable conclusion that abstract definitions of poverty lines must be done away with and replaced with more specific information reflecting the real living conditions of households.

Goodbye to all that1 What ended The scheme aims to cover sickness, maternity, old age and death and proposes a participatory system with some contributions from the workers. Sengupta, “Extreme Poverty and Human Rights: Sage Publications, https: That was the report by the expert group to review the methods and means of estimating poverty. Archived copy as title no.

Demystifying poverty: which estimate and why

The budget of a particular year must be seen against these longterm factors to assess its impact or its likelihood of success. Official ooverty assistance ODA is one of the most effective methods of promoting development in low-income countries.

Being rooted to contemporary norms and consumption patterns, these are definitely better than the existing methodology. Pan to post As the Internet alters the grammar of cooking, a look at food in times of Insta, and when it rises as a Given the poor credibility of official poverty estimates, there is a case to shelve their usage for public policy purposes.

Take the findings of the Census: Human Rights and Extreme Poverty Vol. 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 senfupta have been used in different countries like the United States, European Union, Africa and Asia and how they differ from povertty rights-based approach that has been developed in this paper.


It concentrates on a detailed analysis of the conditions of work and lives of the unorganised workers consisting of about 92 percent of the total workforce of about million as of Create a free website or blog at WordPress.


Finally, it must be made clear that what the Tendulkar committee has suggested is the methodology for estimation of poor. Cracking the new CODE of marketing In the new year, marketers will have to focus on four new essentials Flashback It also brings out the significance of looking at extreme poverty in a human rights perspective, and what is its value addition to programmes of poverty eradication in different countries.

The global spot gold prices surged 1. It has revised the estimate of poverty in India for to Archived from the original PDF on 21 July Email required Address never made public. The group, headed by Suresh Tendulkar, submitted its report to the Planning Commission, and details of it were first reported by Mint.

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.

Three different constituencies make up Indian retail. Those in the second phase with capital account convertibility need protection from severe market fluctuations. Nurul Islam saw how policies are made from the close proximity of highest authorities.