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He will now be seen in the lead role in Shanker Raman’s upcoming debut, there has been some migration of Muslims also, It is better to look at it from that angle. “We’ve acknowledged that this man (Rodchenkov) himself violated all the WADA rules, The European Union’s Galileo and China’s BeiDou satellite arrays will be globally deployed by the end of the decade. "The debt of the state government increased to Rs 1, when Maharashtra Chief Minister,leakage? His conjecture of the leakage was 85 per centthat isonly 15 per cent of the money meant for the poor actually reached the poor But that was almost 30 years ago Certainlythe situation must have improved since then as India has become richergained more experience and become less corrupt All-India National Sample Surveys have been asking questions about food consumption and the source (PDS or non-PDS) and price of purchase since 1983 Reported below are some statistics from the latest available 2009/10 survey It would be worthwhile if the principal (but not principled) opposition partythe BJPwere to look at these figuresbut I realise that that might be expecting a bit too much According to government accountsit spent Rs 60000 crore (Rs 58500 to be precisebut numbers are rounded up) on the PDS system in 2009/10 The NSS data reveals that the poor received Rs 14000 in the form of subsidised food (primarily wheat and rice) and the non-poor (almost 70 per cent of the populationTendulkar poverty line definition) received Rs 23000 crore An equal amountRs 23000 crorewent for administration of this system So the poor received (14000 divided by 60000) only 23 per cent of the money spent on their behalf Another way to look at the existing PDS programme is to examine the cost of poverty removal Calculations suggest that operation PDS lifted about 30 million out of povertythat isbecause of the food subsidy received by the poor30 million individuals became not-poor In 2009/10the average consumption of the poor was 20 per cent less than the poverty line of approximately Rs 800 per person per month Which means that it took only Rs 160 a monthor Rs 1920 a yearto help the average poor person become non-poor For 30 million such individualsthe expenditure needed wasthereforeRs 5760 crore The government spent exactly 10 times the amount Surelythis money could have been better spent for the poor Surelythis is a statistic that the BJP can use in opposition to the FSB Almost surelythey will not use thisor any other evidenceto object to the bill Because when all is said and donethere is not a rupee difference between the Congress and the BJP A better understanding of the political economy of the BJP and the Congress can be gleaned from the just-concluded BCCI meeting Just notice the following three parallels The BCCI meeting did not conform to any known standards of governance; as the above evidence makes abundantly clearneither does the PDSand nor will the FSB The objective of the BCCI is to provide a non-corrupt environment for cricket and to be above-board in its accounts Both the BJP and the Congress opposed tooth-and-nail submission to Right to Information scrutinyjust like the BCCI Even important officials of the BCCIBJP and Congress are the same Arun Jaitley and Rajeev Shukla at the just-concluded BCCI cover-up seemed like twin brothers protecting the family fortune In the interests of the poorand cricketthere are straightforward solutions At presentIndia spends upwards of Rs 200000 crore on subsidies meant for the poor The poor probably receive no more than a tenth of such subsidies Alert the poor do not drive diesel-powered SUVsand if they cant even access subsidised foodgrainseven god cant help them with the other subsidies Most certainly not with the principled BJP and Congress lot that infest our Parliament Think about it: Rs 200000 crore well targeted at the bottom third of the population will mean Rs 6000 a yearor Rs 16 extra per day for each poor person a near 50 per cent increase in the per day consumption of the poor Certainly worth a try but it wont happenbecause there are too many political partiesand politicianswho profit from the present non-transparent and non-accountable procedures Yet another parallel with the BCCI The writer is chairman of Oxus Investmentsan emerging market advisory firmand a senior advisor to Blufina leading financial information company For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Updated: September 21 2017 2:45 pm R Aswhin picked up eight wickets (Source: Express Archive) Related News Former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag who is known for his witty and sarcastic tweets wished Ravichandran Ashwin on his 31st birthday in his own manner? The UPA has an obscenely arrogant habit of camouflaging old bad populist policies and branding them as its own invention. was the first to visit India in 2013 after three decades.

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