Arjun Kumar Sengupta (10 June – 26 September ) was a Member of the Parliament . Under Sengupta’s Chairmanship, the NCEUS produced a total of ten reports in addition to submitting a number of Poverty, he wrote as many as six reports, including a mission report on extreme poverty in the United States. ARJUN SENGUPTA s the independent expert on the question of human rights and extreme poverty, for the Human Rights Commis- sion in Geneva, this author . This paper provides a rationale for defining extreme poverty as a combination of income poverty, human development poverty and social exclusion. It briefly.

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Tue, Jan 19 The commission’s recommendations on social security resulted in the enactment of the Unorganized Workers Social Security Act, Views Read Edit View history.

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. Developing countries can draw up a basic framework incorporating the requirements of growth without violating other rights, and industrial countries can then raise the funds needed for development assistance.

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Sengupta was a proponent of the need for an arms-length relationship with the political authority in public sector units PSUs. The findings should srngupta everyone.

Nurul Islam after completing his PhD at Harvard, started his career as professor of economics at Dhaka University, but decided soon in his life to actively engage ln policy-making, and policy-reviews, first in Pakistan then in Bangladesh, later in the FAO and afterwards in the Food Policy Research Institute atjun Washington.

So, management of globali- Managing Globalisation sation must be assessed in terms of its Governing Globalisation: 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 — Because, even with this poverty line, normative expenditure on health may not be met in all states although they do meet education and food expenditure norms in most states.


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On 26 MarchSengupta was honoured posthumously by the Government of Bangladesh for his contribution to the Bangladesh Liberation War. However, if the per capita consumption is Rs 13 a day, then the individual is above the poverty line.

Retrieved 20 February Simultaneously, it must streamline delivery systems, weed out ineffective programmes and prioritise self-selection schemes such as MGNREGA.

Arjun Sengupta report million Indians live on less than Rs 20 a day | Live |

However, if the per capita consumption is Rs 13 a day, then the individual is above the poverty line. The only way this can be achieved is by sustaining growth – through a major expansion of public investment in infrastructure and social programmes, financed by a monetised budget deficit.

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 report also revealed that the vast majority of India’s ‘Poor and Vulnerable’ are Muslim or lower caste, and sengputa in addition to poverty, also suffer from social discrimination. While the numbers rose by a staggering million, the numbers of the new oj has also grown by 93 million. If India is to cope with the fallout of the global financial meltdown, it needs to think of unusual policies and strategies, including those it had earlier turned its back on.

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Sengupta’s contribution to identifying the cross-linkages between extreme poverty and the downtrodden, C.

Demystifying poverty: which estimate and why

Unfortunately, no basis has been specified for choosing this number. Email required Address never made public. 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 pvoerty on 5 August. 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 be done for agriculture and small farmers.

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.

Further, it asks, does the existence of the right of development as a human right actually assist development and why has it been so difficult to secure a consensus among member states of the UN on such a vital issue? However, while Sengupta was a market reformer, his vision was different than what was in currency at the time in the international financial institutions. The finance minister wanted to provide a growth-promoting budget. He produced six reports on the Right to development between and You are commenting using your Facebook account.

Human Rights and Extreme Poverty Vol. These only represent the floor of what may be considered minimum basic needs for a citizen to be classified as poor, given contemporary realities.

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