Category Archives: Prout

Prout At a Glance

Shortly before His departure Shri Prabhát Ranjan Sarkár (1922-1990) observed, “Economics today is a theoretical extravaganza. It should be made more practical.” He was of the view that economics must be a precise, practical science and should be properly developed for the welfare of all. Shri Sarkar’s writings on Prout are contained in the 21 volumes of the ‘Prout in …

Some Specialities of Proutʼs Economic System

By Shrii Prabhat Rainjan Sarkar

There are several specialities of PROUTʼs economic system. These include guaranteed minimum requirements, increasing purchasing capacity, cooperatives, industrial development, decentralization and developmental planning. PROUT also has its specialities in trade and commerce.

Guaranteed Minimum Requirements

PROUTʼs economic system guarantees the minimum requirements of life – that is, food, clothing, accommodation, medical treatment and education – …

The Epoch-making Emergence of Prout

By M N Sharma

The Progressive Utilization Theory (PROUT) is a new socio-economic theory formulated for the benefit of humanity by Shrii Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar, a seer, philosopher and saint of India.

Ever since man, evolved out of animality, and mind attained that degree of subtlety wherein a discriminating judgment found its first expression, humanity has been engaged in a …

Economics is not Arthashástra

By Shrii Ganesh Bhat

Arthasha’stra is the equivalent word used in Indian languages for the English word Economics. Both the words are treated as the same by common people, students and teachers as well by experts. Are these words synonyms? Do they express the same idea? Certainly not! The purpose, scope, jurisdiction, arena, periphery and depth of Arthasha’stra are far …

The Wording of the Five Fundamental Principles of Prout

Dear reader,

For some time now attempts have been made to change Shrii Prabhat Rainjan Sarkar’s original wording of the fundamental principles of the Progressive Utilization Theory (PROUT).

The philosophical and ideological differences between the original wording and the misguided attempt are vast for many reasons — historical, literary, philosophical, and ideological among them. Essentially, the erroneous effort changes the …

PROUT’s Vision of True Human Society

By Taraka 

Across the face of this planet we find the greatest humanitarian crisis since the Second World War. 125 million people are in need of aid due to famine, wars and other crimes against humanity. We are seeing societies being torn apart by various forms of hatred, discrimination and violence based on narrow sentiments. And the crisis is a …