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.
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.
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.
Seminar Date: 15 Dec 2017 - 27 Feb 2018
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.
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.