Migration Current Affairs, GK & News

Migration Policy Index: Kerala at top and Delhi at bottom

The Mumbai based research non-profit India Migration Now has recently released “Interstate Migrant Policy Index” (IMPEX). The index measures integration of interstate migrants. Key Highlights The average IMPEX score of India is 37 out of 100. According to the index, the states of Kerala, Goa, Rajasthan and Andhra Pradesh have been most successful in integrating ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Tunga Dam construction: Number of Migratory birds decreases

The number of migratory birds arriving to Mandagadde bird sanctuary has reduced due to the construction of Tunga dam. Highlights Earlier around 10,000 migratory birds would arrive at the Mandagadde bird sanctuary in July 2020 and go back in December after hatching of eggs. Today, their numbers have reduced to 500-600. The decline in the ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

M B Lal Committee

The recent massive fire at the Baghjan Oil field, Assam had caused serious environmental damages and led to migration of 1000s of people in the region. More than 1,610 families are now lodged in 4 relief camps. The Government of India has taken several measures to address the issues of such oil field fires. In ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

“Lost At Home”: A Report released by UNICEF

On May 5, 2020, the UNICEF released its report called “Lost at Home”. The report enforces the risks and challenges of internally displaced children and the need to protect them. Key Findings of the report According to the report, at the end of 2019, around 46 million people were internally displaced due to conflict and ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

April 28: World Day for Safety and Health at Work

Every year the World Day for Safety and Health at Work is observed on April 28. With COVID-19 pandemic creating great challenges for governments, workers and employers, this year the day is to focus on addressing outbreak of infectious diseases at work. This year, the day is marked under the theme Theme: Stop the Pandemic ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: