ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Is Legislation the Only Solution?

Instead of social assistance schemes for unorganised workers this article argues for a broad-based social assistance covering the entire country. A concerted effort towards increasing the quantum of social spending on the basic needs of all citizens can make a world of difference to their quality of life. Historical evidence suggests that the protective security systems that are widespread in the developed countries are the outcome and not the cause of improved living standards and productivity levels.

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