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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

Expert Speak

Mohd Tarique on Can Laws Prevent Begging in India?

People beg out of adverse circumstances. Begging can be reduced if there are good social support schemes. The government schemes are not available to beggars as they don’t have identity cards and the laws make them offenders.

Migration from Bihar

Bihar is one of the most impoverished States of India. The data shows that the north Indian states of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab are favourite destination of migrants from Bihar.

Explore SHRAM Data Hub for more info.

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