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Health seeking behavior, in terms of outreach by Muslim families to hospitals and health care providers, must be encouraged and the complaints of discrimination should be dealt with through grievance redress mechanisms. If the overall thrust of the educational vision is to provide both basic literacy for the poor among Muslims and simultaneously create skilled professionals and intellectual thought leaders, the approach must change dramatically.

The report was submitted to the ministry on September 20,10 days ahead of the expiry of the revised term of the committee.

For Muslim female home-based workers, there is a need for policies that facilitate access to low interest credit, to markets, and training for manufacturing high value products.

The decline in the share of Muslims in Rural-Urban migration, as noted in the nineties, has continued, reflecting an exclusionary urbanization in which cities and towns have become less welcoming for weaker and vulnerable social groups. It is therefore recommended that. Youth leadership programmes should also be initiated to strengthen this process. It will, however, be a positive paradigm shift in how India as a democracy seeks to institutionalise equality for a wide spectrum of its population.

Child protection officer assaulted. Reservations are only one of several tools to address widespread, systemic discrimination in a society.

I have not read all of it, it is a very big report. It is noteworthy that there are only 38 Unani colleges out of a total of for Ayurveda; for Homeopathy; colleges for modern medicine.


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Muslim women must have access to institutional and policy level decision-making. The relatively poor penetration of health insurance cover among Muslims should be corrected immediately. In order to correct this, efforts must be made to ensure retention, particularly of girlstudents.

The Amitabh Kundu Committee has observed that available financial resources and physical targets have been meagre in relation to the amigabh of the minorities, especially Muslims, and for some of the schemes this meagre amount has not been fully utilised and this requires that allocation of resources to the Ministry of Minority Affairs be increased.

In addition, the committee, as it mentioned in the covering letter to the ministryevaluated all other flagship programmes run by the ministry and also examined trends in consumption expenditure, poverty estimates, access to food and PDS, MGNREGA and Aadhaar.

The committee has concluded that though a start has been made in addressing development deficits of the community, government interventions have not quite matched in scale the large numbers of the marginalised.

This implies that the Muslim community, irrespective of gender and rural-urban residence, are less likely to attain Secondary and Higher Secondary level of education. In this context, the higher education scholarship for minority students pursuing M.

We are studying it. Also, given that financial constraints are cited as a common reason for such drop out, the Committee recommends:. 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 amitabhh development. At all levels of education, the outcome indicators for the Reprot were closer to the ST community with the lowest attainment.

The lower percentage of Muslim households participating in public employment programme, compared to Hindu or Christian households suggests that such programmes are unlikely to address the core problem of the Muslims — the most deprived minority in the labour market. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by marking them offensive. The implementation problems such as delays in disbursement need to be urgently addressed.

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The share of minorities in government employment remains low — less than half of the share of their total population in the country — despite all efforts. This must be corrected by government-led planned and targeted recruitment drives in a time bound manner.

4 months on, no movement on Kundu committee report

This shows that except Muslims and Buddhists, smitabh two most deprived minorities, other minorities are able to corner proper share in PSL. Najma A Heptulla file photo.

The committee, as it mentioned replrt the covering letter to the ministry, evaluated all other flagship programmes run by the ministry and also examined trends in consumption expenditure, poverty estimates, access to food and PDS, MGNREGA and Aadhaar.

Towards a new equity paradigm: In terms of consumption expenditure, Muslims are third from the bottom — after the Scheduled Tribes and Scheduled Castes. Civil society organizations and NGOs have a critical role to play in strengthening local communities and creating transformative leadership. Information on achievements under 15 PP should also be disaggregated to ensure that minority settlements and targeted beneficiaries are getting their due. Unfortunately, however, most of the key social sector programmes committtee not identify the beneficiaries by their socio-religious categories.