symposium participants

  • THE PROBLEM
    A short statement of the issues involved

  • FEASIBLE AND AFFORDABLE
    K.P. Kannan, Fellow, Centre for Development Studies, Thiruvananthapuram; currently Member, National Commission for Enterprises in the Unorganised Sector (NCEUS)

  • A HUMAN DEVELOPMENT PERSPECTIVE
    A.K. Shiva Kumar, development economist and Advisor, UNICEF India, Delhi

  • THROUGH THE PRISM OF HUMAN RIGHTS
    Ravi S. Srivastava, Member, NCEUS; Professor of Economics, Centre for the Study of Regional Development, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi

  • RAISING RESOURCES
    Praveen Jha, teaches economics, Centre for Economic Studies and Planning , School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi; and Siba Sankar Mohanty, research student, Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi

  • SOME REFLECTIONS
    Baba Adhav, social activist; Working President, National Campaign Committee on Unorganised Labour, Pune

 

 

 

 

#568
 December 2006


SECURING THE INSECURE
a symposium on extending social security
to unprotected workers


cover design by Akila Seshasayee

Next month: India 2006

 

  • HEALTH INSURANCE: STILL A LONG WAY TO GO
    Anil Gumber, Senior Research Fellow, Clinical Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, UK; and Guljit K. Arora, Reader in Economics, Zakir Husain College, University of Delhi

  • NEED TO TO COMBINE MULTIPLE SCHEMES
    Renana Jhabvala, Chairperson, SEWA Bank, and National Coordinator of SEWA, Delhi

  • SOCIAL SECURITY FOR STREET VENDORS
    Sharit K. Bhowmik, Professor of Sociology, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

  • THE PRIMACY OF POLITICS
    Achin Chakraborty, Professor of Economics, Institute of Development Studies, Kolkata

  • BOOKS
    Reviewed by Sukumar Muralidharan, Rakesh Hooja and Rita Manchanda

  • COMMENT
    Received from Koïchiro Matsuura, Director General of UNESCO, Paris; and Sumit Chowdhury, documentary filmmaker, social activist, and Editor, 'Ekhon Sanhati', Kolkata 

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