Video: Labour Movements in India @75: Challenges and the Way Forward | #EmploymentDebate | Panel Discussion


#IMPRI Center for Work and Welfare (CWW), IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi, Indian Social Institute (ISI), New Delhi, and Counterview invite you to an IMPRI #WebPolicyTalk series –

The State of Employment and Livelihoods – #EmploymentDebate

A Panel Discussion on

Labour Movements in India@75:
Challenges and the Way Forward

Details of the #WebPolicyTalk:

January 12, 2022 | 6:30 p.m. IST
Zoom and Facebook Live

Prof K R Shyam Sundar
Professor, HRM Area, XLRI – Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur; Visiting Professor, IMPRI

Special Invitee:
Syed Sultan Uddin Ahmmed
Specialist on Workers’ Activities,
Decent Work Technical Team – South Asia,
International Labour Organization (ILO)

Ashim Roy
Founding General Secretary, New Trade Union Initiative (NTUI)

Dr Sonia George
Secretary, Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA), Kerala

Prof A V Jose
Honorary Visiting Professor, Centre for Development Studies (CDS), Kerala

Shaik Salauddin
National General Secretary, Indian Federation Of App Based Transport Workers (IFAT)
Founder State President, Telangana Gig And Platform Workers Union (TGPWU)


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  • Arjun Kumar

    Arjun Kumar is the Director of the Impact and Policy Research Institute (IMPRI), New Delhi. He holds a PhD in Economics from the Centre for the Study of Regional Development, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. With training in development economics, he specialises in quantitative and qualitative research methods, econometrics and the use of statistical software to crunch big data. He has been a Visiting Faculty at the Institute for Human Development (IHD) amongst others and has been associated with several think tanks, research institutes, governments, civil society organisations, and private enterprises. He is President of a Jharkhand based NGO (registered in 2010), Manavdhara- a youth social organisation working for humanitarian causes in backward regions and for marginalised communities. He has also taught Economics at the University of Delhi. His research interests are in the economy, development studies, housing and basic amenities, urban and regional research, inclusive and sustainable development, data and evidence-based policy, and, research methods. He has several research publications to his credit and has experience of being involved in research projects of international and national repute. He is also a member and part of various government and non-government formed committees, groups, and advisory boards overseeing the deliberation as subject matter expert and for possessing strong research acumen. He is an avid writer and frequently writes on various dimensions of economic issues, policies, and their impact for several eminent media platforms.