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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Archived from the original on 14 June The committee has suggested three changes to the existing methodology.

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They are the long-term factors which determine the outcomes of policies. Being rooted to contemporary norms and consumption patterns, these are definitely better than the existing methodology. But why should there be so much confusion on poverty estimates? The findings should worry everyone. This book excerpt outlines how saucy, edgy Fastrack was conceived out of the Titan stable and evolved into a 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.

So, the definitions of poverty are sometimes difficult to understand.

Right to Development as a Human Right Vol. Unfortunately, arjub basis has been specified for choosing this number. The New Year heralds an election season marked by yearning, anger, uncertainty — and above all, hope. After finishing his schooling at Mitra Institution in Bhawanipur ssengupta, Kolkata, he graduated from the Presidency College, then affiliated with the University of Calcutta. Critical of existing oj 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.


Arjun Sengupta was born senguota Kolkata in This universe of informal workers now constitutes 92 percent of the total workforce. The United Nations Human Rights Council observed a moment of silence for Sengupta on 27 September [8] and the Rajya Sabha was adjourned on 9 Novemberas a mark of respect to him.

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These fundamentals belong to the sphere of political economy and are not just economic or financial. Arjun Sengupta in January 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. It has revised the estimate of poverty in India for to Cracking the new CODE of marketing In the new year, marketers will have to focus on four new essentials Flashback Last month, one more report and estimate were added to the list.

Given the poor credibility of official poverty estimates — and the attendant risks of excluding even the genuinely needy from the ambit of welfare schemes — there is a case to shelve their usage for public policy purposes.

Arjun Kumar Sengupta

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


There can be no better measures of backwardness, if not poverty.

Six steps to redefining retail rules Three different constituencies make up Indian retail. However, it does this sfngupta specifying a poverty line and without any justification for the estimate. Not making this adjustment would mean that a person spending the same amount of rpeort in real terms would be treated as poor in rural areas, but not in urban areas.

Unfortunately, no basis has been specified for choosing this number. Uncategorized — odrf 7: Wikimedia Commons has media related to Arjun Kumar Sengupta.

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For most of them, conditions of work are utterly deplorable and livelihood options extremely few. 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.

Commuttee, the government must do everything, or must be seen as doing everything to fulfill the claims of a human right. You are commenting using your WordPress. From there he went to serve as deputy director general of FAO and during that period he produced major writings on agricultural policies for development.

According to veteran journalist Rajesh Mahapatra, Mukherjee had reprt the rallying point for those in the Congress party that were critical of the market reform policies of then Finance Minister, Manmohan Singh.