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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For them, being officially entitled to below-poverty-line BPL status can be a matter of life and death, as it promises access to a host of welfare schemes from cheap grains at ration shops to subsidised housing under the Indira Awaas Yojana.

Archived from the original on 14 June As against this, the commission had calculated that the contribution of the central government will be 0. Ever unorhanised, there has been considerable hype built up over the prescriptions incorporated therein. Setting up of National Social Security Fund: There is no provision in the scheme for any pension for the worker on completing 60 years, except for those under the BPL category. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Arjun Sengupta was born in Kolkata in As per data made available by the National Sample Survey Organisation, the number of days worked for agricultural workers in rural areas has come down to 71 days in a year.

Comittee 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.


However, if the per capita consumption is Rs 13 a day, then the individual is above the poverty line. 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. A Task Force for suggesting unoragnised for toddy tappers and Beedi workers. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

The life insurance cover will fetch a benefit of Rs Yet, the government did not think it fit to give representation to trade unions in the composition of the commission.

But, in working out its own scheme, the commission has virtually ignored these beneficial aspects of the state models. The National Social Security Board was constituted on 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.

These workers are engaged not only in the unorganised sector but in the organised sector as well.

Arjun Sengupta Commission Report

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. For instance the health insurance policy will fetch only reimbursement of Rs for a family of five, maternity commitgee up to a maximum of Rsdeath by accident benefit of Rs and sickness cover during hospitalisation for 15 days excess of 3 days at Rs 50 per day.

For most of them, conditions of work are utterly deplorable and livelihood options extremely few. Archived from the original PDF on 21 July It suggested designing special schemes for the vulnerable sections of Indian society through better targeting and social engineering.


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

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. A Task Force for suggesting schemes for domestic workers. The service conditions, minimum wages and employment regulation relating to ckmmittee sector workers should also be part of a composite bill.

This again is a cleverly designed variant of the New Pension System, which is meant to privatise the social security and divert the contribution of the workforce to the speculative share market.

Hence, we are unsure whether the government of India also is willing to undertake even the very nominal contribution proposed by the commission! For the rest, the scheme heavily relies on social insurance concept only, requiring contributions from unorganised sector workers. Retrieved unorgamised December One is classified as absolutely poor if the per capita consumption is less than Rs 9 a day.

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.

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