Migration in India

Economic Survey 2016-17: Chapter-12: India on the Move and Churning: New Evidence

In this chapter, the survey has done an analysis of strong patterns of internal migration in India. The survey says that labour moves to urban centres and across the states, we have always known this. The free movement of labour is one thing that makes sure that free market is working. The free movement of […]


Economic Survey 2016-17: Eight Interesting Facts About India

The survey 2016-17 has put together eight interesting facts, which actually hint towards larger issues related to the country. These facts are as follows: 1. The work-related migration in India is increasing The Railway passenger traffic data reveals that around 9 million people migrate for work within the country annually. This is double of what […]