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Uncovering the Reality Behind Weekend Curfew

Rajesh Tandon “I don’t care, rather get Covid than my children die of hunger”, shouting dozens of women, and men, stopped traffic on a busy Mehrauli-Badarpur road last Thursday morning at 8 am. They were demanding that buses, tempos, Gramin…

कोविड 19 लॉकडाउन प्रभाव: भारत की अनौपचारिक अर्थव्यवस्था में नौकरीयों का नुकसान

बलवंत सिंह मेहता और अर्जुन कुमार भारत के अनौपचारिक क्षेत्र के श्रमिकों को एक अनिश्चित भविष्य का सामना करना पड़ रहा है और जिसमें अब तक के सबसे खराब आर्थिक संकटों में से एक में हो रहे नौकरियों का नुकसान बड़ा है। अंतर्राष्ट्रीय श्रम संगठन (ILO) ने अनुमान लगाया कि विश्व स्तर पर 25 मिलियन से अधिक नौकरियों को कोरोनावायरस के फैलने के कारण खतरा होगा।[1] यह अनुमान है कि 3.3 बिलियन के वैश्विक कार्यबल…

Estimating the work and livelihood losses in the urban informal economy due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic crisis and nationwide lockdown

The ongoing lockdown due to the pandemic crisis has compounded the challenges for the workers in the informal sector. This article provides evidence from the official data sources like the Periodic Labour Force Survey on the estimates of informal workers put of employment. It estimates the number of most vulnerable informal workers in urban areas by three ways (i) the most affected sectors; (ii) status of work and (iii) vulnerable occupations, where they are engaged in urban areas.