Searching with a thematic focus on poverty inequality, Poverty in India

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    MGNREGS in Odisha: the path

    Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee scheme, ODISHA, 2014
    Over the last eight years, the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) bas become an important instrument for equitable growth, livelihood support, gender parity and social security in the country. In Odisha, the Scheme has been a strong pillar of support for the rural area in their quest for livelihood security.
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    ‘Tomorrow Will Not Be Like Yesterday ’ Sahariya Tribals emerge from the shadows

    ActionAid International, 2014
    This edition in the series of Critical Stories of Change presents the story of Sahariya tribals categorized as a Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Group (PVTG). They reside in contiguous areas of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.
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    Identifying livelihood promotion strategies for Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups under NRLM

    United Nations Development Programme, 2012
    The National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM), the flagship programme of the Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India (GoI), is keen to promote the development of Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs) on a priority basis.
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    Collaborating for women’s economic, social and political empowerment: India and Africa

    Knowledge Partnership Programme, 2015
    Over one third of the world’s poor reside in Africa and though over the last century African countries have made significant strides in promoting gender equity, the equality in society in terms of access and control over family, society, economic and political goods are yet to be achieved.
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    Health financing and delivery in India: an overview of selected schemes

    Women in Informal Employment Globalizing and Organizing, 2013
    In recent years, the government of India has made attempts to address its notorious health inequities by providing health protection to poor and vulnerable citizens. This paper presents an overview of India’s health care system and some key demographic indicators.
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    Issues in labour market inequality and women’s participation in India’s National Rural Employment Guarantee Programme

    International Labour Organization, 2011
    The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee (MGNREGP or NREGP), functions as an income supplement for poor households by providing 100 days of work to a rural household, with 33 per cent of all workdays reserved for women workers.
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    Occupational health and safety and the poorest

    Women in Informal Employment Globalizing and Organizing, 2011
    This report addresses the role of employment in efforts to reduce poverty in the context of increased globalisation and its impacts on labour markets. Worldwide, countries are experiencing a decline of jobs with secure and lasting contracts and work-related social benefits.
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    The effect of information technology on wage inequality: evidence from Indian manufacturing sector

    Centre for Development Studies, Kerala, India, 2010
    A persistent widening of skill based wage inequality in the Indian Organised Manufacturing sector has been reported by many researchers. Two main hypotheses had been tested in developed economies to explain such a phenomenon; an inter-sectoral shift in demand structure and an intra-sectoral shift in production technology.
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    India exclusion report 2013-14

    Centre for Equity Studies, 2014
    By consolidating and generating knowledge around exclusion, the India Exclusion Report seeks to inform public opinion and debate on these issues, and to influence the political class and policy makers towards more inclusive, just and equitable governance.It is hoped that the report will serve as a tool to support public action for the greater inclusion of disadvantaged and marginalised communit
  • Organisation

    Centre for Equity Studies

    CES was founded in August 2000 as an independent organisation engaged in research and advocacy on a range of social and economic justice issues in India.