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The committee also observed that Muslims are still out of Government jobs and schools, years after the implementation most of the Sachar committee recommendations. Diversity index and Anti-discrimination legislation together can help build a more equitable society dommittee a deeper and more widespread notion of equality that go beyond group-specific quotas and accompanying quota politics.

Read Post a comment. Further, the coaching centres must be subject to rigorous evaluation including their success ratio prior to disbursement of funds to them.

Featured Today In Travel. However, Muslims could get only Inadequacy of health care infrastructure in most Muslim areas, as highlighted in the Sachar Committee Report, has not been addressed despite initiating specific schemes.

Kundu Committee on Post Sachar Evaluation submitted its report to the Union government

Access to credit facilities and organization of training facilities forskill development must be linked with the employment generation programmesat micro level, particularly targeted to the Muslim concentration districts. All Government agencies should be directed to incorporate socio-religious cmomittee of beneficiaries in their information system, designed for government programmes and other data collection exercises and provide such data to the NDB on a regular basis.

It is also commonly observed that settlements, both rural and urban, with high proportions of Muslim minority residents, lack most basic services, required for dignified survival. We are studying it.

The natural advantage that Muslims largely due to internal cultural normshave demonstrated in terms of initial health outcomes better sex ratio, better life expectancy at birth, better child survival for both girls and boys is rwport due to unequal access to health care and amenities. The committee, as it mentioned in the covering letter to the ministry, evaluated all other flagship programmes run by the ministry and also examined trends in commottee expenditure, poverty estimates, access to food and PDS, MGNREGA and Aadhaar.

In order for government schemes and repkrt to work successfully on the ground, active participation of an alert citizenry is essential. It was rolled out subsequently in the committfe plan period, however, with an extremely small budgetary allocation.


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. There is a need to strengthen the coordination between Centre, State and District, and Panchayat level agencies responsible for planning and implementing the Programmes related to Minorities.

The actual expenditure incurred till The report evaluates conditions of Muslims on parameters such as demography, employment, livelihood, consumption, living standards, poverty, management of Wakf property and general policy issues apart from education and health.

At all levels of education, the outcome indicators for the Muslims were closer to the ST community with the lowest attainment. This Committee, in addition recommends formulation and enactment of a comprehensive Anti-Discrimination Legislation to prohibit discrimination kudnu on disability, sex, caste, religion and other criteria.

Time to act on Kundu Panel report | Hyderabad News – Times of India

Towards a new equity paradigm: 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.

In ecology, a Diversity Index is a committe that measures the bio-diversity of the ecosystem by measuring the number of species in the ecosystem and their abundance species richness and species evenness. This would be the most critical input in bringing the nation closer to realizing the Constitutional promises of equality, equity and comjittee for all.

In terms of consumption expenditure, Muslims are third from the bottom — after the Scheduled Tribes and Scheduled Castes.

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

‘Summary and Recommendations’ of the Kundu Committee

Amiitabh is a need for such a amitsbh anti-discrimination legislation that recognizes multiple, sometimes overlapping, grounds of identity along commitete 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; The 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.


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. Wide differentials exist in the quality of employment wherein Muslims are found in a disadvantageous situation with reference to the type and sectors of employment. 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.

Students undertaking vocational skill ccommittee in school should be given a special stipend to take care of the material requirements of such programmes. Four months after it received the Amitabh Kundu Committee report on the status of Muslims in the country, the Ministry of Minority Amittabh is not sure what to do with it.

Vaccination rates in Muslim dominated districts should be carefully monitored.

4 months on, no movement on Kundu committee report

The enrolment of Muslim children in primary school was fairly high but came down significantly at higher levels of education. 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.

The budgetary allocation of Ministry of Minority Affairs has been increased from Rs. And yet, serious bottlenecks are present due to: 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. There is a need to develop a social audit scheme that invites NGOs across the country through grant-in-aid mechanisms, to undertake Social Audits on an on-going regular basis on the schemes and programmes for the minorities.