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Comparing Asian Economies

do not have jobs? 8.5% of India’s workforce is unemployed. What percentage of people live in poverty? 29.8% of India’s population live below the poverty line and cannot meet basic needs. In 2011, India had the largest concentration of people living below the international poverty line of $1.25 of all Asian countries. Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship is rising dramatically in India. India has a high rate of entrepreneurship, partly because/


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, industrialization. However, the country is suffering from huge load shedding, poverty, unemployment and very weak infrastructure. More on Nigeria Nigeria had an estimated 187 trillion cubic feet (tcf) of proven natural gas reserves (2010), makes Nigeria the ninth largest natural gas reserve holder in the world and the largest in Africa, also largest oil reserve in the region. BP Statistical Review of World Energy All the oil/


Comparing Asian Economies

do not have jobs? 8.5% of India’s workforce is unemployed. What percentage of people live in poverty? 29.8% of India’s population live below the poverty line and cannot meet basic needs. In 2011, India had the largest concentration of people living below the international poverty line of $1.25 of all Asian countries. Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship is rising dramatically in India. India has a high rate of entrepreneurship, partly because/


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in the form of subsidy and bank credit for productive employment opportunities. Target Group: Poor, SC/ST, Women and the Physically handicapped persons in the rural sector. JRY generated gainful employment through creation of rural economic infrastructure, community and social assets. Target Group: Unemployed and under employed men and women in/Literacy Rates in India for the Years 1981, 1991, 2001 and 2011 Along with poverty and inequality one has to see the literacy status also. Both male and female /


Contemporary Age. English Colonialism in India Problems in India Poverty Lack of religious tolerance Political division: India was a mosaic of over 500.

of the Anglo-Saxon race” and the “racial superiority” of English people English people thought the stability of India depended on the British Army Problems in India Poverty Lack of religious tolerance Political division: India was a mosaic of over / accross London (a total of 3443) Property and business damage Contributory factors to the riots Social issues: illiteracy, drug abuse, poverty, growing gap between rich and poor, high unemployment Government cuts and low economic growth Moral decay at the top:/


Inclusion & Growth in India: Some Facts, Some Conclusions Avoiding Rashomon: The Reality of Education, Employment and Earnings in India, 1983-2010 Surjit.

Reality of Education, Employment and Earnings in India, 1983-2010 Inclusion & Growth in India: Some Facts, Some Conclusions Poverty – Sharp Decline 6Surjit Bhalla Sept 2011 Poverty and poverty gap in states of India, 1983 - 2009/10 Poverty - Tendulkar linePoverty gap / 0-5.64-2 Source: NSSO employment-unemployment data, different years Avoiding Rashomon: The Reality of Education, Employment and Earnings in India, 1983-2010 Inclusion & Growth in India: Some Facts, Some Conclusions Real Consumption Growth/


CHAPTER 6©E.Wayne Nafziger Development Economics Chapter 6 Poverty, Malnutrition and Income Inequality.

in poverty and inequality by:  low-, middle-, and high-income countries;  DCs and LDCs;  slow- and fast-growing countries; and  gender. CHAPTER 6©E.Wayne Nafziger Development Economics Topics to be discussed (cont)  Accompaniments of absolute poverty.  Subgroups hurt by poverty.  Case studies of LDC policies.  Policies to reduce poverty & improve income distribution.  Relationship between inequality and/Swede; Ethiopia is 3 times richer than India.  National income consumption not household survey /


2 of 24 © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. 3 of 24 © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. C H A P T E R O U T L I N E 21 Economic Growth in Developing and Transitional.

in Developing and Transitional Economies Life in the Developing Nations: Population and Poverty Economic Development: Sources and Strategies The Sources of Economic Development Strategies for Economic Development Two Examples of Development: China and India Development Interventions Random and Natural Experiments: Some New Techniques in/safety net might include expensive programs such as unemployment insurance, aid for the poor, and food and housing assistance. Market-Supporting Institutions Social Safety /


MDGs Dec. 2015. M illennium D evelopment G oals 1. Poverty and Hunger.

in the Middle East and North Africa are unemployed. In both those regions, the unemployment rate has rested at 25% for the last three generations.  21.2% of workers in the world lived on $1.25 per person as a result of the economic crisis. Key Words in Target and Sub Targets  Target: Halve the amount of people living in extreme poverty.  Extreme Poverty/minimum of 100 days of paid work per year for landless laborers and marginal farmers in India. So far, 46 million households have been improved by the /


K. Sundaram Delhi School of Economics University of Delhi India GROWTH, EMPLOYMENT AND POVERTY INTER-RELATIONS GROWTH, EMPLOYMENT AND POVERTY INTER-RELATIONS.

IN THE NUMBER OF DAYS WORKED IN THE YEAR BY THE WORKERS IN POOR & NON- POOR HOUSEHOLDS IS QUITE SMALL: ONLY 2 DAYS FOR CASUAL LABOURERS IN AGRICULTURE Table 2: Average Number of Days at Work and Unemployment – During the Year of Workers in Poor and Non-Poor Households by Broad Activity-Status in Rural Areas: All-India/ IN INDIA IN THE 1990S Table 3: Average Annual Increments in Self- Employed Work Force: 1993-94 – 1999-2000 A MEASURE OF (EX-POST) INTEGRABILITY THE MEASURE : PERCENTAGE CHANGE IN POVERTY /


MDGs Dec. 2015. M illennium D evelopment G oals 1. Poverty and Hunger.

in the Middle East and North Africa are unemployed. In both those regions, the unemployment rate has rested at 25% for the last three generations.  21.2% of workers in the world lived on $1.25 per person as a result of the economic crisis. Key Words in Target and Sub Targets  Target: Halve the amount of people living in extreme poverty.  Extreme Poverty/minimum of 100 days of paid work per year for landless laborers and marginal farmers in India. So far, 46 million households have been improved by the /


China, India, Japan, & North Korea. Standards SS7E8 The student will analyze different economic systems. a. Compare how traditional, command, market economies.

people do not have jobs? 8.5% of India’s workforce is unemployed. What percentage of people live in poverty? 29.8% of India’s population live below the poverty line and cannot meet basic needs. In 2011, India had the largest concentration of people living below the international poverty line of $1.25 of all Asian countries. Entrepreneurship is rising dramatically in India. India has a high rate of entrepreneurship, partly because/


China, India, Japan, & North Korea. Standards SS7E8 The student will analyze different economic systems. a. Compare how traditional, command, market economies.

people do not have jobs? 8.5% of India’s workforce is unemployed. What percentage of people live in poverty? 29.8% of India’s population live below the poverty line and cannot meet basic needs. In 2011, India had the largest concentration of people living below the international poverty line of $1.25 of all Asian countries. Entrepreneurship is rising dramatically in India. India has a high rate of entrepreneurship, partly because/


China, India, Japan, & North Korea. Standards SS7E8 The student will analyze different economic systems. a. Compare how traditional, command, market economies.

people do not have jobs? 8.5% of India’s workforce is unemployed. What percentage of people live in poverty? 29.8% of India’s population live below the poverty line and cannot meet basic needs. In 2011, India had the largest concentration of people living below the international poverty line of $1.25 of all Asian countries. Entrepreneurship is rising dramatically in India. India has a high rate of entrepreneurship, partly because/


Social protection in the context of sustainable development, its interdependencies and relevance for Asia GTZ working group meeting EPA and PSD in the.

survive the very concept of “unemployment” seems to be irrelevant. The main issues are underemployment and the often extremely precarious character of existing employment opportunities for those in poverty. IV. Social protection and Sustainable development Growth We have witnessed Substantial economic growth but it hasn’t always reduced poverty Ex: Mongolia with discrepancy between high growth and high rates of income poverty (rural poverty and working poor rates increased, despite/


China, India, Japan, & North Korea. China is transitioning from a command economy that was completely controlled by the Chinese Communist government.

people do not have jobs? 8.5% of India’s workforce is unemployed. What percentage of people live in poverty? 29.8% of India’s population live below the poverty line and cannot meet basic needs. In 2011, India had the largest concentration of people living below the international poverty line of $1.25 of all Asian countries. Entrepreneurship is rising dramatically in India. India has a high rate of entrepreneurship, partly because/


Implications of India’s Land Policy: Poverty of Land or Land of Poverty - An Empirical Study Anjan Kumar Jena Suresh Kumar Sukumarapillai New Delhi, India.

India’s Land Policy: Poverty of Land or Land of Poverty - An Empirical Study Anjan Kumar Jena Suresh Kumar Sukumarapillai New Delhi, India 1. Introduction Area under Agriculture (including Culturable Waste, Grazing land, Miscellaneous Tree Crops and Grooves) 62.8% Share of Agriculture in/Person48.924.326.8 Source: Government of India (2013), National Sample Survey Office, Key indicators of Employment and Unemployment in India 2013. 3. Unemployment Situation in Agriculture (Contd..) Table-3: Sectoral /


China, India, Japan, & North Korea. China, India, Japan, & North Korea.

people do not have jobs? 8.5% of India’s workforce is unemployed. What percentage of people live in poverty? 29.8% of India’s population live below the poverty line and cannot meet basic needs. In 2011, India had the largest concentration of people living below the international poverty line of $1.25 of all Asian countries. Entrepreneurship is rising dramatically in India. India has a high rate of entrepreneurship, partly because/


China, India, Japan, & North Korea. Economic Systems Do you remember the three questions that every country must answer when developing its economic plan?

people do not have jobs? 8.5% of India’s workforce is unemployed. What percentage of people live in poverty? 29.8% of India’s population live below the poverty line and cannot meet basic needs. In 2011, India had the largest concentration of people living below the international poverty line of $1.25 of all Asian countries. Entrepreneurship is rising dramatically in India. India has a high rate of entrepreneurship, partly because/


China, India, Japan, & North Korea. Standards SS7E8 The student will analyze different economic systems. a. Compare how traditional, command, market economies.

people do not have jobs? 8.5% of India’s workforce is unemployed. What percentage of people live in poverty? 29.8% of India’s population live below the poverty line and cannot meet basic needs. In 2011, India had the largest concentration of people living below the international poverty line of $1.25 of all Asian countries. Entrepreneurship is rising dramatically in India. India has a high rate of entrepreneurship, partly because/


China, India, Japan, & North Korea. Standards SS7E8 The student will analyze different economic systems. a. Compare how traditional, command, market economies.

people do not have jobs? 8.5% of India’s workforce is unemployed. What percentage of people live in poverty? 29.8% of India’s population live below the poverty line and cannot meet basic needs. In 2011, India had the largest concentration of people living below the international poverty line of $1.25 of all Asian countries. Entrepreneurship is rising dramatically in India. India has a high rate of entrepreneurship, partly because/


China, India, Japan, & North Korea. Standards SS7E8 The student will analyze different economic systems. a. Compare how traditional, command, market economies.

people do not have jobs? 8.5% of India’s workforce is unemployed. What percentage of people live in poverty? 29.8% of India’s population live below the poverty line and cannot meet basic needs. In 2011, India had the largest concentration of people living below the international poverty line of $1.25 of all Asian countries. Entrepreneurship is rising dramatically in India. India has a high rate of entrepreneurship, partly because/


China, India, Japan, & North Korea. Standards SS7E8 The student will analyze different economic systems. a. Compare how traditional, command, market economies.

people do not have jobs? 8.5% of India’s workforce is unemployed. What percentage of people live in poverty? 29.8% of India’s population live below the poverty line and cannot meet basic needs. In 2011, India had the largest concentration of people living below the international poverty line of $1.25 of all Asian countries. Entrepreneurship is rising dramatically in India. India has a high rate of entrepreneurship, partly because/


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in the employment exchange 29.0 crores unregistered, unemployed Only 2% skilled population out of 97% As a result of these gaps what is the present status of education? Though India says 61% literacy, It is who signs and cannot read and /Using Technology uniting every constituent part of India as a united strength to solve specific problem like poverty,illiteracy etc.,thru Lead India national Clubs (LINC) Volunteers Central Government Problems: Illiteracy HIV Poverty Corruption, etc. How can Corporate /


Jewel in the Crown - India Today, what is India? (source 2007 CIA World Factbook) Socially About 1.1 billion people…second most populous country in the.

, (3) protectionist economic policies pursued since 1947 to 1991 preventing foreign investment, (4) reliance on farming (…adds only 22% to India’s GDP), (5) antiquated farming methods, (6) rural- urban divide and (7) high unemployment. In the present economic model, poverty levels should be reduced in the next 50 years. The following factors should contribute to the reductions: (1) trickle- down effect, (2) larger middle class/


Acronyms: NIS: Nectar in a Sieve WST: World System Theory DoL: Division of Labour WMB: White Man’s Burden TWCs: Third World Countries Foreign Investment:

what is capital https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HDvnSgJF4SE Intrusion of a factory commoditizes the land and turns unemployed tenant farmers as cheap labour. Market for leather imposes the factory, an industrial (i.e., superior) technology,/the causes of Rukmani’s poverty: 1.Power: Impact of the Core’s global market hegemony on India 2.Technology: Cr controls the political and economic power & superior technologies to make decisions on Peri.’s land and resources. In Peri., control of resources shifts/


Employment and Development: Good Jobs and Bad Jobs Turin, Monday, May 22, 2006 François Bourguignon Senior Vice President and Chief Economist The World.

the evolution of inequality, poverty and the labor market May 22, 2006Luca D’Agliano Lecture5 International inequality is falling (although mainly because of strong growth in China and India) … International inequality (weighted) Source: Branko Milanovic, Worlds Apart: Measuring International and Global Inequality, Princeton University /Household 3 (2 earners): (w 3 +w 78 )/n 3 Poor Household 4 (1 unemployed): (0+y 4 )/n 4 Poor Household 5 (1 earner + 1 unemployed): (w 5 +0)/n 2 Etc… Job N +1: w N+1 May /


The Republic of India Presented by: Team 3 James Draper Brandon Patch Marcus Robinson Shawn Stanford Debesh Shrestha.

been: high population growth rate high illiteracy (about 35% of population) unemployment and under-employment protectionist policies pursued till 1991 that prevented high foreign investment NSSO Poverty Rate YearPoverty Rate 1977-7851.3 198345.65 1987-8839.09 1993-9437.27 200026.09 2004-0522.15 Outlook for Poverty Alleviation The Eradication of poverty in India can only be a long-term goal. But, good progress is/


Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood: A Cultural Approach Chapter 14 Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood in the 21 st Century Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood:

adults is high and unemployment among young people is even higher Unemployment among adults is high and unemployment among young people is even higher Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood: A Cultural Approach by Jeffrey Jensen Arnett. Copyright © 2004 by Pearson Education. All rights reserved. The West The principal issues for young people in the West are: The principal issues for young people in the West are: 1.Education Educational/


Problems and Issues Facing India

of the world’s top five industrial countries, millions of Indians live in poverty. Globalization and India Thomas Freidman has asserted that globalization has made the world “flat” as evidenced by the growing service sector within India. This also implies that India is “flat.” Reality on the ground may differ. DRIVERS OF GROWTH India East and S.E. Asia Domestic Exports Services Manufacturing Consumption Investment High tech, capital/


Tools for National MDG monitoring in India H. Borah DIRECTOR, CSO,INDIA.

) and For Target 4: Towards eliminating gender disparity in all levels of education (women to men ratio of literate Youths) The reference age group is 15- 24 years for international comparison but it is aligned to NLM objectives in India. Data tailored to ref. age group is feasible for MDGR. Where national data is missing Dietary energy consumption is a basic component of consumption poverty/


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recovery continues in its fourth year. Suffering of the unemployed stays high Income inequality on the rise. Poverty stays high. Household debt is still high Labor-market troubles fall, especially for communities of color, young workers, and those with / of speciality. More so, the technicality on which the appellant has raised various objections/litigations/representations in India as well as in Portugal..." the agency said. The agency, however, clarified that withdrawing certain charges against Salem would/


Socio-Economic Scenarios & Climate Change in India Purnamita Dasgupta Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi, India & Johns Hopkins University, USA (Visiting.

in the limitations to this growth (climatic factors, other production constraints) Include the capacity to overcome these through adoption of new strategies (technological and policy interventions e.g. increased efficiency of water use) Gross Domestic Product Poverty Reduction Food security Unemployment/temperature, precipitation) 16 Model Runs At the All India level : Corresponds to socio-economic imperatives of managing public goods, overall sustainability and economic growth At the regional / state level:/


URBAN EMPLOYMENT IN INDIA: RECENT TRENDS & FUTURE PROSPECTS Marty Alter Chen Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School International Coordinator,

employment Increasing earnings and reducing risks in the informal economy are key to reducing poverty and inequality Yet exclusionary urban policies tend to decrease earnings and increase risks in the informal economy # 1 – Employment Challenge in India EMPLOYMENT CHALLENGE # 1: QUANTITY OF EMPLOYMENT Employment growth rate = 2.85% per annum (1999- 2005) o mostly in informal employment, including informalization of wage employment in the public and private sectors Unemployment o low rate/


I NTEGRATION OF GENDER PERSPECTIVE IN NATIONAL STATISTICS - I NDIA Smt. Jeyalakshmi Additional Director General Social Statistics Division Ministry of.

rural and urban population, etc. o Major subjects covered are household consumer expenditure, employment and unemployment, education and health care, land and livestock holdings, debt and investment, manufacturing, trade and services in unorganized sector/ comprehensive database on elementary education (Grades I to VIII) in India based on administrative records of educational institutions Fully computerized reporting and dissemination Functional in all the districts of the country Fully integrated (Male &/


Acronyms: EOP: The End of Poverty?... NIS: Nectar in a Sieve WST: World System Theory ODL/NDL: Old and New Division of Labour WMB: White Man’s Burden TWCs:

Intrusion of a factory commodifies the land and turns unemployed tenant farmers as cheap labour. The factory/In Peri., control of resources shifts from the community to the market. Hypothesis 3: Labour: Through ODL & NDL, Cr’s capital indebts and exploits Peri’s cheap labour to enhance its capital accumulation. Hypothesis 4: The Ideology of the “Whiteman’s Burden” (a blend of colonial/neoliberal power & religious ideology) discredits TWC’s local values as reasons for their poverty. Core’s Power India/


UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs A Global New Deal for People in a Global Crisis: Social Protection for All Isabel Ortiz Senior Interregional.

achieving MDG1 of halving poverty by 2015 or not Cash Transfers Schemes in Developing Countries: Covering 200 Million People Source: Source: ILO, 2007. Social Security Department, Geneva and UN DESA, 2007: World Economic and Social Survey 2007, United Nations TYPE OF TRANSFERS COUNTRIESUnconditional Household Income Support Chile, China, Mozambique, Zambia Social Pensions Argentina, Bolivia, Bangladesh, Brazil, Bostwana, Chile, Costa Rica, India, Lesotho, Mauritius, Moldova, Namibia/


Problems and Issues Facing India.  Overpopulation  1 billion & climbing.  Economic development.  Hindu-Muslim tensions.  Gender issues  dowry killings.

systems Stretching of overburdened systems Overcrowding Unemployment Crimes Poverty Illiteracy Communicable diseases Communicable diseases Unhygienic conditions Unhygienic conditions Slums Injuries Mental illness Mental illness Stress Life style modification Life style modification Non-Communicable diseases Non-Communicable diseases 36 A scene which makes every Indian feel shameful… 37 Slums of India In the last decades, the total urban population in India’s 3 largest metropolitan areas has/


1 Mainstreaming Trade into National Development Strategy Feb 7, 2007 Veena Jha, Coordinator, UNCTAD India Programme Organised by CUTS.

Programme Organised by CUTS 2 Structure Introduction to UNCTAD Program in India Background – Trade & Indian Context Poverty Agriculture Manufacturing and Industrial Goods Services Trade and Gender Free Trade Agreements and South South Cooperation 3 Introduction to UNCTAD Program in India 4 Title- Title- Strategies and Preparedness for Trade and Globalisation in India COMPONENT I Assisting negotiators in understanding development and pro- poor dimensions of key trade issues COMPONENT II Strengthen human/


United States Academic Decathlon ® Super Quiz™ Relay Practice Test 12 45 Questions Art, Music, Economics, Literature, Social Science, and Science 2015-2016.

comparison that does NOT appear in “Tryst with Destiny” is a.British and India b.old and new c.ill fortune and triumphs d.reality and dreams e.past and present *Literature* Nehru uses many comparisons in “Tryst with Destiny.” The comparison that does NOT appear in “Tryst with Destiny” is a.British and India b.old and new c.ill fortune and triumphs d.reality and dreams e.past and present *Literature* Suppose that/


WORLD HISTORY Teacher: Ron Coleman Grade: 10. California Standards 10.1 Students relate the moral and ethical principles in ancient Greek and Roman philosophy,

dollars annually on poverty prevention measures, it is still difficult to combat entrenched issues such as rising populations, malnutrition, and the lack of good schools in many developing nations. Family Life in Developing Nations - Because many families in the developing world do not make enough money to buy what they need, parents must also depend on their childrens wages to survive. For instance, in India today, around/


PREVENTING UNEMPLOYMENT AND UNDER-EMPLOYMENT FROM BECOMING STRUCTURAL G20 Task Force on Employment Paris, 10-11 April 2014 Stefano Scarpetta, Director.

; Japan’s Growth Plan; Banque Publique d’Investissement and tax incentives and simplification in France Provide adequate income support to the unemployed, but combined with effective re-employment services and mutual obligations. E.g. extension of emergency unemployment compensation in the US; universal unemployment insurance benefit in Italy; National Rural Employment Guarantee in India Maintain and, where possible, expand cost-effective active labour market measures. E.g. UK Work Programme; US HIRE/


What Lies behind the Food Crisis in India and the Global South? Utsa Patnaik, Centre for Economic Studies and Planning Jawaharlal Nehru University New.

Services by States, 1972-79 to 1990-1999 Chart 2c Decline in Rural Development Spending, 1985-90 to 2003-4 Chart 3a Unemployment Rates 1993-4 and 2004-5, All-India Rural, Female Workers Chart 3b. Unemployment Rates during 1993-4 and 2004-5, All-India Rural, Male Workers Chart 4a Coconut Price Trend in India compared to Indonesia and Philippines, 1991 to 2003 Chart 4b Index of Coconut Price/


1 Overview of social security systems in Asia with a focus on developing countries in East Asia 18 June 2009 Maastricht University Hiroshi Yamabana Social.

(e.g. India, Indonesia) Direct compensations and private insurer for work-injury compensations based on lump-sum (Malaysia as an exception with social insurance)‏ No unemployment insurance (severance payment) Social assistance limited 18 Social security in ASEAN S P /security 1.Poverty and health 20% of the world population lives in abject poverty.20% of the world population lives in abject poverty. 80% of the world population does not have access to adequate social protection, most of them live in social /


POVERTY Made by: Himali, Varisha, Chandrika & Saumya.

peasant farms at home Unemployment is rampant in the North Eastern belt of India, so many flee to live in slums in Mumbai and earn a living rather than starve on peasant farms at home ECONOMIC GROWTH & POVERTY?? Rapid growth  The economy has been growing strongly in recent years.  That has helped more people lift themselves out of poverty than at any other time in Indias history, and the government here is/


PARTY POLITICS, THE ROLE OF THE RULING PARTY IN HARMONISING POLICIES FOR SUSTAINABLE GOVERNANCE FOR DEVELOPMENT PAPER DELIVERED BY DR YUNUSA TANKO NATIONAL.

as Boko Haram.(10) The problem of poverty and unemployment in Nigeria results from inconsistent policies, misappropriation of funds for empowerment schemes and increasing de-industrialisation and collapse of small businesses due to poor power supply. Unemployment Trend in Nigeria (2006-2011) Source: Y Kale (2013) Unemployment, Poverty and Prevalence of Insecurity In Nigeria’, paper presented at a Roundtable on Review of Governance Index and Security in Nigeria, National Defence College, Abuja, 22 May/


Multilateral development cooperation – Genesis, Emerging Trends, Principles and Normative Frameworks Gabriele Köhler Development economist Visiting fellow,

100 million more people hungry and undernourished an estimated 64 million more people in income poverty 205 million people unemployed at least 55,000 more children/in the form of social transfers Child grants and social pensions in Nepal Benazir Income Support Programme in Pakistan The employment guarantees: the Mahatma Ghandi National Rural Employment Scheme in India 100-days Employment Scheme in Bangladesh Karnali Employment Programme in Nepal Employment generation scheme for rural unskilled workers in/


Information and Communications Technology (ICT) as a means of alleviating poverty and enhancing health. Foluso J Owotade.

the technology. Successful use of ICT for poverty alleviation 1. Distributing locally relevant information. - Where information is provided in the local language and with locally relevant content, the community can benefit significantly. -The Village Information Shops in Pondicherry, India, provides information using the Tamil language and Tamil script in the computers (Sentilkumaran and Arunachalam, 2002). The above and other similar projects in India provide information on Commodity marketing information/


"Poverty is but the worst form of violence." -- Mahatma Gandhi

homes with electricity, a refrigerator, a flush toilet, television and telephones are common even among poor Americans (as shown in Figure 2). Conclusions: Recent declines in the number of the world’s poor are primarily a result of institutional improvements in Asia, especially in China and India. Since 1980, more than 200 million people have moved above the poverty threshold measure. Will poorer nations “catch up”? The faster/


Sustainable Welfare Responsibility of Political Parties & NGOs By DR T.H. CHOWDARY Director: Center for Telecom Management and Studies Fellow: Tata Consultancy.

& TRS in Andhra Pradesh, 20% in UP… S683 _Dec2012 Give-Aways (5) In the 5 years to 2009-10 India moved 52 mln people out of poverty ( 22.4 mln from rural areas and 28.6 mln from urban areas) In 1973-74/in foreign banks Less investment in industry, less jobs Population growing @ 19 mln per year Jobs never more than 10 mln in an year Unemployed, unemployable, “educated” are right stuff for crime, anarchy, Maoism revolution Reservations in Promotions Reservation in private sector jobs Reservation for Muslims in/


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