SEARCH RESULT

Total Matching Records found : 47

The need for a million worksites now -Jean Drèze

-The Hindu Averting a humanitarian disaster in India calls for an explosion of NREGA work in the next few weeks The abominable plight of migrant workers in recent weeks has invaded television screens and stirred the nation’s conscience. Alas, this is just the tip of the wave of hardships that is sweeping through the country. The situation looks increasingly alarming in the light of a series of surveys conducted by Azim Premji...

More »

80% of urban workers lost jobs during coronavirus lockdown: survey

-The Hindu The Azim Premji University COVID-19 Livelihoods Survey also found that 61% of urban households money to buy even a week’s worth of essentials According to the Azim Premji University COVID-19 Livelihoods Survey, about 80% of urban workers lost their jobs during the lockdown. The average weekly earnings of those who were still employed fell by 61%. About 80% of urban households consumed less food in April-May compared to February, and 61%...

More »

Lockdown led to massive job losses, show early results of an ongoing telephonic survey

Preliminary results of an ongoing study by Centre for Sustainable Employment of Azim Premji University (APU) indicate that the lockdown has had a devastating impact on the livelihood security of the working people. The survey is currently being conducted across the country by Centre for Sustainable Employment along with civil society organisations. Impact on livelihoods Analysis of preliminary data collected through telephonic interviews between 13th April, 2020 and 9th May, 2020 reveals that...

More »

‘Scale of deprivation huge’: 96% stranded workers sans govt ration, says report -Amrita Dutta

-The Indian Express Coronavirus (COVID-19): The report released by a volunteer group has pointed to the scale of the hunger crisis and economic distress among migrant workers stranded in cities. WITH the nationwide lockdown extended till May 3, a report released by a volunteer group has pointed to the scale of the hunger crisis and economic distress among migrant workers stranded in cities. Since March 27, two days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

More »

Stories of Change: Case Study Challenge 2019-2020 -Azim Premji University

-Azim Premji University 2019-20 Modern India has a history of a vibrant and active social sector. Many local development organisations, community organizations, social movements and non-governmental organisations populate the space of social action. Such organisations imagine a different future and plan and implement social interventions at different scales, many of which have lasting impact on the lives of people and society. However, their efforts and, more importantly, the learning from these...

More »

Video Archives

Archives

share on Facebook
Twitter
RSS
Feedback
Read Later

Contact Form

Please enter security code
      Close