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Zero accidents and diseases at workplace: Workshop by IED at Odisha
Sep 28 2017

Post by Bimal Sahu, former Insurance Commissioner, ESIC, Ministry of Labour. A half day workshop on "Empowering Workers & Entrepreneurs on Safety, Security & Skill Development By Educating Women and Children that Zero Accident & Disease At Workplace Is Possible" organized by Institute Of Entrepreneurship Development(IED), Bhubaneswar on 30th July, 2017.

Smart City, Smart Scavengers through Safety, Social Security & Skill Development
Jul 26 2017

Post by Bimal Sahu, former Insurance Commissioner, ESIC, Ministry of Labour. Recently, newspapers reported the unfortunate and sad news about the death of 4 scavengers of Delhi Muncipal Corporation while cleaning safety tanks in the city.

Talk on 'Low-skilled migration and precarious work - Where do the borders of forced migration begin and end?'
Apr 13 2017

In this talk, Priya Deshingkar will draw on research conducted in different locations in Africa and Asia, including India, to draw out the conditions in which low-skilled migrants are recruited and employed and the contrasting discourses on their experience. In doing so, she will highlight the often complex and contradictory outcomes of migration and the difficulties this creates for dichotomies of forced and free labour.

Events

15

Dec

2017

Orientation Programme on Migration at TISS Patna

Seminar Date: 15 Dec 2017 - 27 Feb 2018

20

Apr

2018

Call for Papers: Cultural Practices of Labour in Migration at TISS Patna

Conference Date: 20 Apr 2018 - 21 Apr 2018

Expert Speak

Kavi Kumar on More Policies for Weather Induced Migrants

Kavi Kumar is Professor at Madras School of Economics (MSE). In the interview he says weather variability can induce short-term migration mostly in the poor people. As this can increase in the coming years, livelihood opportunities should be created in the urban and semi-urban areas. Lack of data about these weather variability and migrants should be generated.

In migration of men for work/employment with duration of residence 5-9 years

The data shows the migration of men to Gujarat, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh for employment in 2001 and 2011. It is seen that Maharashtra is the favourite destination in both the years.

Source: census 2001, 2011

Explore SHRAM Data Hub for more info.

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