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Unorganised Sector (NCEUS) under the chairmanship of Dr. Arjun Sengupta on The National Commission for Enterprises in the Unorganised Sector (NCEUS) in its report on Social Security for Unorganised. The report is based on government data for the period between Commission for Enterprises in Unorganised Sector, Arjun Sengupta said. THE National Commission for Enterprises in Unorganised sector, set up with Arjun Sengupta as chairman, has presented its report on Social.

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Arjun Kumar Sengupta

Arjun Sengupta New Delhi, on a range seengupta issues relevant to the subject of this report. Delivering the Arjun Sengupta Memorial Lecture organised by the Indian Society of Labour Economics on 16 DecemberPrabhat Patnaik described Sengupta as an “iconoclast” and lauded the many roles he played “in his long and distinguished career.

As Arjun Sengupta report has noted, the Ministry of Finance took a decision to close this scheme, due to paucity of funds, retaining the same for the workers registered till February sectod, 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.

There has been a persistent demand from the trade unions for evolving such a comprehensive policy. The finance ministry prevailed over Prime Minister Narasimha Sengupts to sengipta the mid-term appraisal from being printed in its original form.

As regards the benefits under the twin insurance schemes, they will depend on the health infrastructure that may or may not be available in the vicinity of where the unorganised workers live and there are underlying conditions that the claim to premium ratio should be within 70 per cent.

If the right to food, education, health are regarded as components reporrt a human right to development, the state has to accept unorgajised primary responsibility of delivering the right either on its own or in collaboration with others. The commission proceeds to distribute this Rs into three segments of national minimum social security – Committtee for health benefits and maternity cover; Rs for life insurance, and Rs for old age security, through which the benefits would be provided.

The middle class grew from Last month, one more report and estimate were added to the list. Arjun Sengupta in January These reports elaborated on the ‘Declaration of the Right unoganised Development’ adopted by the UN in the US cast the lone dissenting vote. Hence, we are unsure whether the government of India also is willing to undertake even the very nominal contribution proposed by the commission!

Arjun Kumar Sengupta – Wikipedia

There is no provision anywhere in the scheme to cover contingencies like disability, unemployment etc. The report of the Second National Commission on Labour has also emphasised this. Arjun Sengupta was born in Kolkata in Report on the Conditions of Work and poverty line, earning Rs 12 per day; the marginally poor, earning Rs 15; the vulnerable.

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The NDA government replaced an earlier scheme of paying a lump sum exgratia amount to the family of the rural worker in the event of death due to accident with its Krishi Samajik Suraksha Yojana. So, who are the ones who have actually benefitted from the boom in the economic growth of the country? Buy Investors with a short-term perspective can buy arujn stock of Manappuram Finance at current levels.

After finishing his schooling at Mitra Institution in BhawanipurKolkata, he graduated from the Presidency College, then affiliated with the University of Calcutta. The commission report has noted that the public social security expenditure as a percentage of GDP is around 25 per cent for E U member countries ln around 18 per cent for OECD member countries. About 79 percent of the informal or unorganised workers belonged to this group without any legal protection of their jobs or working conditions or social security, living in abject poverty….

RSS feed for comments on this post. Given the resource crunch faced by the governments in all the states and the fact that several of them are already implementing some kind of welfare measures for the unorganised sector workers, it is doubtful unorgahised the states would be willing to shoulder this additional burden.

An overwhelming million people in India live on a per capita consumption of less than Rs 20 a day, according to the findings of the Arjun Sengupta report on the Conditions of Work and Promotion of Livelihood in the Unorganised Sector. This scheme, launched in July in 50 districts in the country, required a contribution of Re 1 per day by the agricultural workers matched by a contribution of Rs 2 by the government of India to a scheme implemented by the Life Insurance Corporation of India.

How does one secror such workers to contribute Rs for buying the social security, when even their subsistence is a question mark?

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 cokmittee existing official poverty lines. Yet, the government did not think it fit to give representation to trade unions in the composition of the commission. The trade unions had unanimously suggested that the central government should allocate at least 3 per cent of the GDP annually for social security, which should be progressively increased.

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Report on Conditions of Work and Promotion of Livelihoods in the Unorganised Sector

The unanimous conclusions of the Indian Labour Conference held in December had recommended: It suggested designing special schemes for the vulnerable sections of Indian society through better targeting and social engineering. The present commission report, however, limits itself to working out a skeleton scheme, aengupta does not address all issues of insecurity faced by repott unorganised sector workers. Such a sordid picture coexists uneasily with a shining India that has successfully confronted the challenge of globalisation powered by increasing economic competition both within the country and across the world….


At Presidency College, he was a member of the All-India Students’ Federation, a radical student unroganised affiliated with the Communist Party of Indiathen undivided. Simultaneously, it must streamline delivery systems, weed out ineffective programmes and prioritise self-selection schemes such as MGNREGA. But international organisations were also seen as having an important role. Nationally, the government must do everything, or must be seen as doing everything to fulfill the claims of a human right.

All other tasks assigned to the commission are yet to be completed. For most of them, conditions of work are utterly deplorable and livelihood options extremely few. The middle class and the rich grew from million to million while the neo rich of 91 million.

On 26 MarchSengupta was honoured posthumously by the Government of Bangladesh for his contribution to the Bangladesh Liberation War.

A Task Force for suggesting schemes to provide social security to rickshaw pullers, street vendors and rag pickers. He produced six reports on the Right to development between and This failure to factor in the beneficial aspects of state models tends to make the proposed scheme a non-starter. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: The justification for economic reforms was supposed to be the trickle down effect but for those who live in trying conditions 10 years of economic reforms seems to have made little difference.

The commission report has analysed in detail the different models, in vogue in several states, of providing social security to the unorganised workers and even noted the fairly beneficial aspects of a few of them. The Hanumanth Rao Commission had recommended a package of minimum social security benefits to be provided to the rural labourers by the state as a matter of high priority.

These workers are engaged not only in the unorganised sector but in the organised sector as well. Archived from the original on 21 July 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.