Migrant workers

ILO Singapore Declaration

The 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting of the International Labour Organization (APRM of ILO) concluded with the adoption of the “Singapore Declaration”. What is the Singapore Declaration? The Singapore Declaration aims to ensure social dialogue to address challenges ..



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 ..


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 ..


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 ..


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 ..


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 ..