Migrant workers Current Affairs, GK & News

Draft National Migrant Labour Policy

The National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog) recently published its draft national policy on migrant labours. Highlights The policy was prepared in association with the working subgroup of officials and members of civil society. This draft policy is inspired by the rights-based approach which gain momentum during the return migration of around 10 million ..

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National Migrant Workers Database

The Standing Committee headed by the senior Congress leader Anand Sharma recently submitted a report “Management of COVID-19 pandemic and related issues”. The committee has suggested that the National Migrant Workers Database should be collated at the earliest. In September 2020, the Government of India had expressed its interest to set up a National Migrant ..

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India-World Bank project to protect Indian poor

A project worth $400 million was signed between the Indian Government and the World Bank to protect India’s poor and vulnerable population affected by the adverse economic crisis caused by the pandemic. The credit is from the International Development Association of the World Bank. About the loan The 400 million USD will help in accelerating ..

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International Migrants Day: December 18

Every year, the International Migrants Day is celebrated on December 18 by the United Nations and several other international organizations. This year, the International Migrants Day is celebrated under the following theme Theme: Reimagining Human Mobility Background The resolution to celebrate International Migrants Day was adopted in 1990 during the International Convention on the Protection ..

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One Nation One Card-Recent Developments

Context in Current Affairs: Around nine states have completed One Nation One Card Reform schemes. They are Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Telangana, Kerala, Haryana, Gujarat, Goa, Uttar Pradesh, Tripura. What are the recent developments? The Central Government has allowed these nine states to increase their additional 23,523 crores of rupees under One Nation One Card Scheme. ..

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