K P, Kannan and Pillai N., Vijayamohanan (2007): Social Security in India: The Long Lane Treaded and the Longer Road Ahead Towards Universalization.
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This paper is part of a large study on the Social Protection in Rural India and China. In this paper, we attempt at a critical appraisal of the historical development and experience of social security initiatives at the all India level. Based on the findings of the review, we visualize a road map to a more comprehensive and participatory initiatives in provision of social security by the state, while stressing the role of the civil society, non-governmental organizations and mass organizations. It is also attempted to categorize the on-going social security schemes according to the definitional framework of our study, that is, in terms of the definitional division of social security into basic and contingent social security.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Social Security in India: The Long Lane Treaded and the Longer Road Ahead Towards Universalization|
|Keywords:||Social security; India; poverty; development; contingency|
|Subjects:||I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I3 - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty > I30 - General
H - Public Economics > H5 - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies > H55 - Social Security and Public Pensions
D - Microeconomics > D6 - Welfare Economics > D60 - General
|Depositing User:||Vijayamohanan Pillai N|
|Date Deposited:||17. Jul 2008 01:04|
|Last Modified:||11. Feb 2013 18:33|
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