Data on the growing deprivation of sections of people has started resurfacing with investigations into implementation of Rural Employment Guarantee Schemes (NREGS) across the country since 2008. Concomitantly, there has been publication of a series of reports by in the National Commission for Enterprises in the Unorganized Sector (NCEUS). This volume under review takes up security schemes to provide a holistic view on working and non-working poor’s living condition.
Deprivation and Alleviation
THE LONG ROAD TO SOCIAL SECURITY: ASSESSING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF NATIONAL SOCIAL SECURITY INITIATIVES FOR THE WORKING POOR IN INDIA by A. Banerjee Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2016, 542 pp., 995
January 2015, volume 39, No 1