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    Contents

  1. Preface : Agrarian Justice
  2. Painejee's Dogma
  3. How difficult it is to reduce poverty, and provide pensions to Elders?
  4. About my competitors
  5. Request to readers


Preface : Agrarian Justice

     Out of 100s of tasks needed to be done in India, the following 4 are the MOST important to me
  1. reduce nexuses in law-making process
  2. increase incomes of the poor
  3. increase incomes of the elders, disabled etc
  4. reduce nexuses in courts
     This web-page is to discuss problem #2 and #3.

     So the question is : How can incomes of poor/elders be increased in India? I found a TRIVIAL answer in the legendary essay "Agrarian Justice" written by Honorable Thomanbhai Painejee in around 1796.

     Modern day economists and experts DELIBERATELY do not include this landmark essay in their students' syllabus. Why? Please ask them. IMO, this essay is the best work in economics in past 5000 years, even though Painejee was never an economist. It is far superior than Chanakya's "Arthshastra", Marx's "Das Capital", Adam Smith's "Wealth of Nations" and ALL other works in economics put togather. IMO, 10000 copies of this essay needs to kept in every library of economics department, and all other works in economics should be summarily trashed. Even after some 200+ years, Painejee's essay is extremely relevant to every poor man in India, and every non-poor who intends to reduce the poverty. The essay is litellay a Messihanh for the poor, and every poor and concerned citizen should read and recite it like a Gita or a Bible. It is far far more relevent than all the works by Gandhibhai, Jawaharbhai, Vallabhbhai, Marx, Adsm Smith etc put togather. I request the reader to read this landmark essay --- "Agrarian Justice", and recite it like a scripture.

     What is so Messiahanic about this essay "Agrairian Justice"? Well, it is a magic bullet. I repeat, it is indeed a magic bullet. It has blue print to reduce poverty WITHOUT a penny of taxation on rich, and without creating 100s of welfare/education schemes and a super-fat bureacracy to run (=drag) those schemes. Indeed what is lacking in Painejee' essay is detailed listing of code i.e. administrative procedures -- to implement his blueprint.

     And thats where my proposed administrative procedures --- which I have termed as EAS-NR i.e. "Equal Allowance System over Natural Resources" come in. All in all, my proposed EASes is a code to implement Honorable Painejee's Message.

     Altogather, I have proposed some 16 EASs which will make it poissible to increase incomes of the poor WITHOUT taxation. For a list of these 16 Equal Allowance Systems, please click here. Each EAS requires 1-5 legislations in Parliament and/or Assembly and/or District Panchayat. I will put the drafts of these Acts on this web-site, as time permits me.



Painejee's Dogma

Painejee says
  1. Natural resources are God's gift to EVERY living human, and so ALL citizens have equal rights on it
  2. Incomes from Natural Resources should be divided DIRECTLY and equitably amongst all citizens
     I will refer to above 2 statements as "Painejee's Dogma".

     It is hard to explain Painejee's Dogma to someone who has still NOT read the Messihanic essay "Agrarian Justice" by Painejee. This Dogma holds COMPLETE solution to poverty/pension problem of India. I request the reader to read the essay, if intends to understand this Dogma.



How difficult is it to reduce poverty and provide pensions to Elders?

     For past several years, economists, activists, experts etc. have been professing that removing poverty is a difficult Herculean task. This is NOT true at all. Reducing poverty is NOT all that difficult.

     Well then extactly how difficult is reducing poverty? Instead, I would rather ask : how easy is to reduce poverty in India? If Painejee's Dogma is accepted, then reducing poverty in India is easier than printing railway tickets and printing passenger lists. I would repeat, reducing poverty in India is easier than printing railway tickets and printing passenger lists, provided, the poor agree to accept Painejee's Dogma.

     If the poor accept Painejee's Dogma, then how difficult is it to reduce poverty? As easy as printing Railway tickets. In most cities, the Railway tickets are issued as follows :
  1. The ticket buyer writes the details like name of the passenger, age, train number, date etc. on a small simple slip/form and gives the slip to the clerk.

  2. The clerk enters the date, train number etc in the computer. If the ticket is available, the system prints a ticket. Each ticket has a serial number (PNR number), seat number, date, train number, name of the passenger, age etc.

  3. For each compartment in each train, the system prints 4-5 copies of passengersí list. The list will show PNR number of the ticket, name of each passenger, seat number etc. One copy of the list is given to ticket checker, one copy is posted on the compartment and so forth.
     This is the system in a nutshell. Everyday Indian Railway issues millions of tickets as per above. Please note, everyday, not every month.

     Now as it turns out, reducing poverty is EASIER than printing tickets and printing passenger - lists. Assuming that the poor accept Painejee's Dogma. The Equal Allowance System Acts that I have proposed need MUCH LESS infrastructure than what railway reservation system needs. To remove poverty in a city/district of 20 lakh citizens, I need nothing more than the following : LM.01 - Direct Vote Act in Panchayat and LM.02 - Direct Vote Act in Assembly.

     Using this Acts, citizens can pass a few Equal Allowance System Acts in Corporation/District-Panchayat, obtain 10-20 senior officers, some 100-200 clerks, some 100-200 police constables, 4-10 computer programmers, some 100-200 computers and printers and NOTHING ELSE will be needed to reduce poverty. And mind you, there will be ZERO tax on the rich.



About my competitorsí views

     Just like myself, many rightist/leftist intellectuals are also in the business of providing ways and means to reduce poverty. They are my competitors. Many of them keep insisting that poverty, corruption and other miseries are very difficult problems and there are no easy clerical solutions. By making this false statements, they are indirectly telling citizens to put up with these miseries for many more decades. Indirectly, these intellectuals are doing a favor to the elite-members. Due to this dis-information, the citizens are merely confused, have become inactive and the loot goes on and on and on.

     Some of the remedies my competitors suggest are revolution, reforms, education, infrastructure-improvements, mass awareness, mass agitations, system-change etc. etc. I am not against these solutions. But what would you say about a doctor who deliberately prescribes a Rs 10,000 medicine for a disease that can be cured by a mere Rs 10 medicine? Revolution, reforms, education etc are Rs 10,000 medicine to solve Indiansí problems. While the clerical procedures I am suggesting are mere Rs 10 medicine. Likewise, say you have diabetes. Now if doc advises you to run 20 miles a day, do 1000 sit-ups and 200 squats to control diabetes, the doc is a plain liar. Sure, running 20 miles a day will get diabetes under control. But if you merely walk 2-4 miles a day, that is more than sufficient.

     Given that some ultra-trivial clerical procedures, like Equal Allowance Systems, can improve Indiansí lives, I would strongly suggest the reader to examine the motives of these rightist/leftist intellectuals who deliberately keep instructing the citizens to ignore the simple solutions, and focus only on the complicated/abstract/vague though elegant-sounding solutions. I would advice the reader to compare those rightist/leftist intellectuals with doctors who keep prescribing Rs 10,000 medicine for a disease which has a Rs 10 medicine. Given a problem, one should look for a minimalist solution, that solves the problem at minimal cost. Not necessarily a super-elegant sounding hi-fi solution.



Request to the readers

  1. I request the reader to read Painejee's Essay "Agrarian Justice"

  2. I request the reader to read one proposed Equal Allowance System namely EAS.01 , and decide if he supports this procedure or not. If not, I have NOTHING to offer to the reader. If yes, I request him to support LM.01-03, so that using such procedures such laws can be enacted.