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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Even assuming that the unorganised sector workers pay up repprt Rs per annum, the benefits proposed under the scheme are meagre and delivery thereof is doubtful. Arjun Sengupta in January The report suggests that the government frame the scheme as recommended by it and set up a national social security board to guide and monitor its implementation through similar boards at state level.
If the right to food, education, health are regarded as components of a 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. This failure to factor in the beneficial aspects of state models tends to make the proposed scheme a non-starter.
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.
Unfortunately, the UPA dispensation had maintained a semgupta silence on this, despite repeated reminders from the Left parties, trade unions and organisations of agricultural workers. A draft bill has been doing rounds in the government circles, which was virtually laid to rest during the NDA regime.
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These included old age pension, life insurance, maternity benefit, disability benefit accident compensation and minimum health care and sickness benefit. Views Read Edit View history. Retrieved from ” https: Archived from the original on 14 June 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 issued on 5 August.
Hence, we are unsure whether the government of India also is willing to undertake even the very nominal contribution proposed by the commission! As against this, the commission had calculated that the contribution of the central government will be 0. The finance ministry prevailed over Prime Minister Narasimha Rao to stop the mid-term appraisal from being printed in its original form.
In fact the trade unions had unanimously suggested levying of a small registration fee coupled with a token renewal fee. 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 arjyn the Life Insurance Corporation of India.
In his subsequent role as the UN’s Independent Expert on Human Rights and Extreme Poverty, he wrote as many as six reports, including a mission report on extreme poverty in the United States.
It is pertinent to recollect here that the National Commission on Rural Labour had recommended life insurance benefits with a caveat that the premium be met by the state.
People’s Archive of Rural India. For the rest, the scheme heavily relies on social insurance concept only, requiring contributions from unorganised sector workers. The Central Government to formulate a scheme to be called National Social Security Scheme for unorganised workers consisting of following minimum social security benefits: 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, For example, the Sengupta committee xrjun estimated poverty on a poverty line of Rs20 per capita per day.
In these two bodies representation had been given to NGOs and academics but not to trade unions.
ARJUN SENGUPTA COMMITTEE REPORT ON POVERTY PDF
It suggested designing special schemes for the vulnerable sections of Indian society through better targeting and social engineering. S ocial Security Benefits: Archived from the original on 28 September Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: The commission report fails to suggest measures to raise financial resources for implementing even the very limited scheme proposed by it.
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 — The report is based on government data for the period between and 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….
Sengupta’s contribution to identifying the cross-linkages between extreme poverty and the downtrodden, C. Arjun Sengupta joined the Government of India in the early s, assisting top policymakers such as P.
Is it any wonder that those leaders who are seen to be reformers can never win the popular vote? The service conditions, senguppta wages and employment regulation relating to unorganised sector workers should also be part of a composite bill. All other tasks assigned to the commission are sedtor to be completed. The entire increase in employment in this period in the organised sector over this period to has been informal in nature i.