Social Policy In Indian Development
- Author: Jayati Ghosh
- Publisher: Critical Quest
- ISBN: 9788189524944
"It is increasingly evident that social policy has a significance that goes beyond even the valid concerns about basic equity and minimal living standards, which form part of the social and economic rights of citizens……..
The second important, and related, role of social policy is of course that of legitimisation – not only of the state, but of the development project itself…….
It is now widely recognised that the universal provision of good education and basic health services is an important condition for raising aggregate labour productivity levels."