The Pioneer

Eminent labour economist and professor at XLRI — Xavier School of Management, Dr KR Shyam Sundar’s new book titled — ‘Impact Of Covid-19, Reforms, Poor Governance on Labour Rights In India’ has been released on a virtual event. He dedicated the book to the premier international academic body (co-founded by former President VV Giri), the Indian Society of Labour Economics.

The book authored by Dr KR Shyam Sundar, XLRI comprises essays providing critical analyses on the contemporary developments during the pandemic-hit period 2020-21 concerning migrant workers, unorganised workers, labour rights, complete failure of the governance of the labour market, the Labour Codes that were hurriedly enacted by the Union Government and regional labour reforms measures.


Authored By:

  • Ritika Gupta

    Ritika Gupta is a senior research assistant at Impact and Policy Research Institute. Her research Interests include Gender Studies, Public Policy and Development, Climate Change and Sustainable Development.