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Over the recent years, it appears that more of urban Muslim household have shifted to self -employment as a major source of household income. These deprivations are similar to the condition of SC and ST settlements as well. Fake social media post sparks communal tension in Uttarakhand.
The Post Sachar Evaluation Committee, headed by Professor Kundu, was set up in August to look at the socio-economic and educational kundh of Muslims after the Sachar report revealed their dire conditions and the Ministry of Minority Affairs was set up to deal with it. The Sachar Committee had recommended implementation of Diversity Index based incentive system covering all citizens to promote equality and diversity in all spheres of social and economic development.
Professor Amitabh Kundu Source: Improve teacher quality to encourage children to attend and for parents to see and advantage in keeping the children in school.
In order to perform the expanded role, the Central Waqf Council and State Waqf Boards need to be strengthened by the government. This is critical for the success of 15 PP. The unused Qabristans may be developed with the help of appropriate agencies. The Committee has since submitted its Report on The Committee makes the following recommendations:. There is a need for such a comprehensive anti-discrimination legislation that recognizes multiple, sometimes overlapping, grounds of identity along which discrimination takes place; that include both State and non-state spheres in terms of discriminatory acts; that protects against discrimination in a wide range of fields; Smitabh legislation must provide a statutory definition of discrimination that specifies a legal threshold for recognizing the many ways the latter manifests itself and provides legally mandated civil remedies.
Action Taken on The Report of Amitabh Kundu Committee
More importantly, these would not improve the quality of employment, which is the major issue for the Muslims and not an increase in work participation rate. While retaining and improving access to basic education, the focus in the coming decades needs to shift strongly to increasing access for Muslim youth to higher education, technical skills, professional education, and access to the English language which is the currency for decent employment.
Towards a new equity paradigm: The government should undertake an expert evaluation and comprehensive institutional and organizational restructuring of MAEF towards this end. A start has been made in addressing the development deficit of the Muslim minorities during the past few decades, particularly after the acceptance of the Sachar Committee Report.
This Committee recommends that the ambit of the Diversity index should include spheres of education, employment, housing, healthcare, access to development schemes and various other sectors; and seek to provide remedies. We are studying it.
Muslim women must have access to institutional and policy level decision-making. Youth leadership programmes should also be initiated to strengthen this process.
4 months on, no movement on Kundu committee report
It submitted its report to the Ministry of Minority Affairs on September 20,but there has been no movement thereafter. Diversity index and Anti-discrimination legislation together can help build a more equitable society and a deeper and more widespread notion of equality that go beyond group-specific quotas and accompanying quota politics.
It was rolled out subsequently in the 12thfive-year plan period, however, with an extremely small budgetary allocation. Students undertaking vocational skill training in school should be given a special stipend to take care of the material requirements of such programmes. Civil society organizations and NGOs have a critical role to play in strengthening local communities and creating transformative leadership.
Health surveys should cover the burden of diseases by religion and other background characteristics. It would be important to keep children in school through the following measures:. An existing autonomous body may be strengthened with adequate professional expertise and provided with supporting manpower to undertake independent evaluation of 15 PP schemes of the central ministries and to give feedback on a regular basis.
Kundu Committee report on Muslims – Guru Mavin
The OBC Muslims were the most deprived at all levels of education. An expert committee constituted for this purpose recommended the constitution of a Diversity Commission to oversee the incentivisation of diversity both in public and private domain, particularly in education ukndu, employment establishments and housing societies. Housing conditions particularly in urban areas for different socio-religious groups suggest that Muslims households live in poorer conditions than other groups.
Targeting and monitoring of health interventions under National Health Mission NHM by socio-religious community and other background characteristics would be extremely important for addressing the problems differential access to health care facilities and utilization.
The scale of government interventions have not been big enough to make a dent due to the large number reort the marginalized, the depth of their economic, social and educational deprivations The design committse implementation structures of the programmes have often not targeted the minority settlements and people directly and effectively The weak institutional structures to implement the initiatives The kunddu side has been weak: Fixing specific targets through need based assessment and appropriate monitoring can remedy the situation.
Religious dimension Caste and Tribal dimension Gender dimension The basic idea is to work out the index for all institutions with the specific aim of increasing the representation of under-represented groups in them by drawing their attention to the lack of diversity that currently exists.
In terms of consumption expenditure, Muslims are third from the bottom — after the Scheduled Tribes and Scheduled Castes. Moving beyond reservations, they use diversity promotion and anti-discrimination to achieve social justice. This would help initiating a new process and trend in the country, enabling the idea of diversity taking root in the minds of the decision makers at all levels. Non OBC Muslim boys aged years category in urban areas reportthe highest percentage figure kuncu who never attended a school and also currently not attending schools.
These deprivations are similar to the condition of SC and ST settlements as well, and they arise from strong structural bias and discrimination, and will not end unless rport is recognised and directly addressed. It is therefore recommended that. In addition, the committee, as it mentioned in the covering letter to the ministryevaluated all other flagship programmes run kudnu the ministry and also examined trends in consumption expenditure, poverty estimates, access to food and PDS, Kudu and Aadhaar.
It will, however, be a positive paradigm shift in how India as a democracy seeks amotabh institutionalise equality for a wide spectrum of its population.
Also, given that financial constraints are cited as a common reason for such drop out, the Committee recommends:.