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close this bookThe Basic Needs Concept and Its Implementation in Indian Development Planning (ILO, 1978, 106 p.)
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{1} “Perspective of Development, 1961-1976, Implications of Planning for a Minimum Level of Living”, paper prepared under the guidance of late Shri Pitambar Pant and circulated in August 1962 by the Perspective Planning Division, Planning Commission (reproduced in Poverty and Income Distribution in India, a collection of essays edited by T.N. Srinivasan and P.K. Bardhan, and published simultaneously in Sankhya Indian Journal of Statistics, Volume 36, 1974, Series C, Parts 2 and 4, and as a volume by Statistical Publishing Society, Calcutta).

{2} Pranab Bardhan, “On the Incidence of Poverty in Rural India in the Sixties”, (reproduced in Srinivasan and Bardhan, ibid.).

{3} Indira Rajaraman, “Constructing the Poverty Line. Rural Punjab, 1960-61” (unpublished), Discussion Paper No. 43, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University, March 1974.

{4} Montek, S. Ahluwalia, “Rural Poverty and Agricultural Growth in India” (mimeographed).

{5} B.S. Minhas, “Rural Poverty, Land Redistribution and Development Strategy: Facts”, (reproduced in Srinivasan and Bardhan, op. cit.).

{6} Ashok Rudra, “Minimum Level of Living - A Statistical Examination”, (reproduced in Srinivasan and Bardhan, op. cit.).

{7} V.M. Dandekar and Nilakantha Rath, Poverty in India (Indian School of Political Economy, 1971).

{8} Amartya Sen, Employment, Technology and Development (Oxford University Press, 1975).

{9} Gunnar Myrdal, The Asian Drama, Vols. I to III (Penguin Books Ltd. 1968) pp. 1001 to 1024.

{10} Krishna Bharadwaj, “On Measures of Unemployment: A Comment” (mimeographed), paper prepared for Seminar on Concepts and Measurement of Rural Unemployment held at the Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum, in July 1976.

{11} Raj Krishna, “Rural Unemployment - A Survey of Concepts and Estimates for India” (mimeographed), paper prepared for Seminar on Concepts and Measurement of Rural Unemployment held at the Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum, in July 1976.

{12} K.N. Raj, “Employment and Unemployment in the Indian Economy: Problems of Classification, Measurement and Policy”, in Economic Development and Cultural Change, Vol. III, No. 3, Part 1, April 1959.

{13} V.M. Rao, “Village Lease Markets for Agricultural Land: Some Approaches for Analysis”, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. IX, No. 25, June 1974.

{14} M.V. Nadkarni, “Tenants from the Dominant Class. A Developing Contradiction in Land Reforms”, Economic and Political Weekly, Review of Agriculture, Vol. XI, No. 52, December 25, 1976.

{15} A. Ghosh and K. Dutta, Development of Capitalist Relations in Agriculture: A Case Study of West Bengal, 1793-1971 (People’s Publishing House, New Delhi, 1977).

{16} K.N. Raj, “Ownership and Distribution of Land”, Indian Economic Review (New Series), Volume V, No. 1, April 1970.

{17} T.N. Srinivasan, “Income Distribution - A Survey of Policy-Aspects” (reproduced in Srinivasan & Bardhan, op. cit.).

{18} Report of the Committee on Taxation of Agricultural Wealth and Income (Government of India, 1972), commonly referred to as the Raj Committee Report.

{19} D.P. Ghai, A.R. Khan, E.L.H. Lee and T. Alfthan, The Basic Needs Approach to Development: Some Issues regarding Concepts and Methodology (I.L.O., Geneva, 1977).

{20} “An Illustrative Exercise in Identification and Quantification of Basic Needs for Thailand” (mimeographed) ARTEP/ILO, Bangkok, 1977.