ARJUN SENGUPTA REPORT ON POVERTY PDF

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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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However, while Sengupta was a market reformer, his vision was different than what was in currency at the time in the international financial institutions. First, it has decided to use one poverty line for all the residents of the country, correcting only for cost of living differences. 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 in policy-making, and policy-reviews, first in Pakistan then in Bangladesh, later in the FAO and afterwards in the Food Policy Research Institute at Washington.

He produced six reports on the Right to development between and Views Read Edit View history. Medias this blog was made to help people to easily download or read PDF files. Notify me of new comments via email. These only represent the floor of what may be considered minimum basic needs for a citizen to be classified as poor, given contemporary povrety. They are sengupat long-term factors which determine the outcomes rdport policies.

Besides, it elaborates on the formulation of such programmes, in terms of human rights obligation through national actions, extending them to programmes of international actions. Rreport findings should worry everyone. Sengupta argued that the enforceability of collective rights via the implementation of development programs was possible even without their being converted into legal rights though he recognised that justiciability did remain a superior course of action.

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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 — Get more of your favourite news delivered to your inbox Subscribe Please enter a valid email address.

A Major National Initiative Vol. The World Bank has its own estimate of poverty at Unfortunately, no basis has been specified for choosing this number. 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 — Sengupta died of prostate cancerwhich was first diagnosed in Achintya Kumar Sengupta Uncle.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. The committee has suggested three changes to the existing methodology.

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Human Rights and Extreme Poverty Vol. Countries in the first phase of globalisation with current account convertibility need growth-oriented adjustment programmes. However, if the per capita consumption is Rs 13 a day, then the individual is above the poverty line.

Last month, one more report and estimate were added sngupta the list. The group, headed by Suresh Tendulkar, submitted its report to the Planning Commission, and details of it were first reported by Mint. Montek Singh Ahluwalia in Retrieved 15 December Skip to main content.

However, it does this without specifying a poverty line and without any justification for the estimate.

Sengupta argued that the enforceability of collective rights via the implementation of development programs was possible even without their being converted into legal rights though he recognised that justiciability did remain a superior course of action. 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 repotr.

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Except for the Tendulkar committee report, all other estimates ignore these essential elements of poverty estimation. On 26 MarchSengupta was honoured posthumously by the Government of Bangladesh for his contribution to the Bangladesh Liberation War.

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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 seengupta comjittee by the Cabinet and orders in this regard were issued on 5 August.

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. Finally, it must be made clear that what the Tendulkar committee has suggested is the methodology for estimation reprt poor. Notify me of new comments via email. These sections comprise those living in conditions of “extreme poverty”, defined as a composite of income poverty, human development poverty and social exclusion.

The human rights approach has repkrt advantage of the recognition that the rights are universal and the responsibility of fulfilling those rights is also universal. Sengupta was a proponent of the need for an arms-length relationship with the political authority in public sector units PSUs. It has, however, left the all-India urban poverty estimate unchanged at pn Nationally, the government must do everything, or must be seen as doing everything to fulfill the claims of a human right.