source: the report of the Arjun Sengupta. Committee to Review Policy for Public. Enterprises. Realising the critical role assigned to the public sector in the. 30 Aug Recommendations of Arjun Sengupta Committee Report. The Government had constituted an Ad-Hoc Group of Experts (AGE) in. This report β€œis focused on the informal or the unorganised economy The Commission had the following members: Dr. Arjun K. Sengupta, Dr.

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It exudes committre that over long periods this may work! Archived from the original PDF on 21 July W R Varada Rajan. This site uses cookies. RSS feed for comments on this post. Vodpod videos no longer available.

The commission has failed to take into account the prescriptions and experiences available at the international level. According to veteran journalist Rajesh Mahapatra, Mukherjee had become the rallying point for those in the Congress party that were critical of the market reform policies of then Finance Minister, Manmohan Singh.

It suggested designing special schemes for the vulnerable sections of Indian society through better targeting and social engineering.

But, in India, the public expenditure on social security is a mere 1.

Recommendations of Arjun Sengupta Committee Report

The present commission report, however, limits itself to working out a skeleton scheme, senguta does not address all issues of insecurity faced by the unorganised sector workers. The middle class and the rich grew from million to million while the neo rich of 91 million. However, if the per capita consumption is Rs 13 a day, then the individual is above the poverty line.

The Arjhn Trade Union Organisations in their several representations to the successive governments had unanimously emphasised that there should be a separate bill for the large and distinct segment of agricultural workers, while insisting that the same should be moved simultaneously along with the one for unorganised workers.

Notify me of new comments via email. After finishing his schooling at Mitra Institution in BhawanipurKolkata, he graduated from the Presidency College, then affiliated with the University of Calcutta. Unfortunately, arjub basis has been specified for choosing this number. The unanimous conclusions of the Indian Labour Conference held in December had recommended: 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.


Arjun Sengupta was born in Kolkata in Buy Investors with a short-term perspective can buy the stock of Manappuram Finance at current levels. These included old age pension, life insurance, maternity benefit, disability benefit accident compensation and minimum health care and sickness benefit.

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

The commission’s recommendations on social security resulted in the enactment of the Unorganized Workers Social Security Act, So if you account for that, they are actually richer than the report reflects.

Yet, the government did not think it fit to give representation commttee trade unions in the composition of the commission.

Similar is the case of unorganised sector workers, who do not get employment on a regular basis and in most cases are denied even the notified minimum wages. At least from this point of time, the defect commjttee the composition of the commission should be corrected by including trade unions. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

But international organisations were also seen as having an important role. On Januarythe total employment in the Indian economy principal plus subsidiary was million, of which the unorganised sector accounted for million The commission proceeds to distribute this Rs into three segments of national minimum social security – Rs for health benefits and maternity cover; Rs for life insurance, and Rs for old age security, through which the benefits would be provided.

Ultimately, however, the commission has proposed a scheme incorporating only one solitary element of social assistance concept in the form of an extended National Old Age Pension Scheme, providing a monthly pension of Rs for the BPL workers in the age group above 60 years.

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

Nationally, the government must do everything, or ssengupta be seen as doing everything to fulfill the claims of a human right. The commission report laments: Based on the recommendations of GoM, the Cabinet Note was formulated which loverty considered by the Cabinet in their meeting held on 26 April, and was approved povetty the orders in this regard were issued in May, Arhun example, the Sengupta committee xrjun estimated poverty on a poverty line of Rs20 per capita per day.

For instance, the state schemes have by and large adopted the social assistance concept β€” the lone exception being Gujarat β€” without incorporating any element of insurance. Sengupta’s contribution to identifying the cross-linkages between extreme poverty and the downtrodden, C. The finance ministry prevailed over Prime Minister Narasimha Rao to stop the mid-term appraisal from dommittee printed in its original form.

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As regards the recommendation of AGE for further modification including quantum of performance linked payments in system of performance related payments to Board level and below Board level executives, the Government has issued the guidelines for performance linked payments and incentives and also for constitution of Arjnu Committee as part of the revision of pay scales of CPSE executives. At the end ofabout million or 77 percent of the population were living below Rs.

As regards the recommendation that the Ministries should develop CPSE-specific criteria to determine overall performance independent of profitability, it has been decided that the existing performance evaluation parameters will be allowed to sengupa for 3 years and reviewed after a period of 3 years.

Arjun Kumar Sengupta

Email required Address never made public. Trade unions should make concerted efforts to bring pressure on the UPA government to bring about meaningful and practical legislations for the benefit of the agricultural and unorganised workers, a task which brooks no further delay.

Sengupta died of prostate cancerwhich was first diagnosed in 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. The Commission had the following members: Report on the Conditions of Work and poverty line, earning Rs 12 per day; the marginally poor, earning Rs 15; the vulnerable.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology. For the rest, the scheme heavily relies on social insurance concept only, requiring contributions from unorganised sector workers. There are even recommendations that the shortfall in this interest rate of 10 per cent will be topped up by the National Social Security Fund and that State Boards may declare illusory? Archived from the original on 14 June Archived from the original on 21 July