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This Bengaluru cop takes classes every morning for 60 children of migrant labourers

Hailing from Ballari district in North Karnataka, Shanthappa also worked as a migrant labourer two decades ago when he lost his father. Hence, he tries to help them in all the ways he can

Published on 27th November 2020
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State-wide census to be conducted on school dropouts, differently-abled children in Tamil Nadu

Apart from that, children of migrant labourers working in brick kilns, stone quarry and other industries will also be listed in the census

Published on 23rd November 2020
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How this 22-year-old helped shoot the definitive documentary on India's migrant crisis during the pandemic

The second-largest forced migration happened when the lockdown was declared and the migrant labourers were left with no choice but to walk home. This is why it’s a story worth telling a million times

Published on 13th November 2020
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Lockdown exposed migrants' exclusion from governance system: Study

Governance in India, including local governance, is entirely place-based, with migrant workers, despite their significant economic contributions, having no say therein

Published on 3rd November 2020
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Here's how the Gubbachi Learning Community is empowering kids of migrant workers in Bengaluru

Transforming the life of migrant labourers' children is the only motto of Gubbachi Learning Community and that is what they have been doing in Bengaluru for more than five years 

Published on 6th September 2020
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Hugs and High Fives: Social distancing goes for a toss as Karnataka holds PU exam for lakhs of students

Around 18,524 students residing in hostels, and children of migrant labourers and 1,889 students from neighbouring states have been allowed to change exam centres for their convenience

Published on 18th June 2020
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Good habits will pay off: How Harappa Education is motivating COVID warriors

The Harappa Habit Heroes initiative had nominations from anyone who has brought about and encouraged change around them — they may have taken the lead in helping senior citizens, fed migrant labourers

Published on 3rd June 2020
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National Law School Bengaluru's alumni network leases AirAsia aircraft to send 174 migrant workers home

The return of the migrant labourers by air from Mumbai, among the cities worst-hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, was facilitated by the Alumni Network of National Law School, Bengaluru

Published on 28th May 2020
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We offered to fly migrants home and the offer still stands: SpiceJet CMD Ajay Singh

Though hit badly by the two month-long grounding of passenger aircrafts, Ajay Singh, Chairman and Managing Director, SpiceJet talks about their proposal to fly migrant labourers and their resilience 

Published on 16th May 2020
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UP to employ migrants reaching home for making 10K km roads under MGNREGA, PMGSY

The scheme would be used to provide employment to hundreds of migrants who are in the process of reaching Uttar Pradesh. Around 9 lakh migrants are already on their way back, following the lockdown

Published on 13th May 2020
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Lockdown diaries: Woman migrant delivers baby under tree after 500 km on foot

The woman, along with a dozen others, had been marching for days from Dhar in Madhya Pradesh and after covering a distance of 520 kilometre, she developed labour pains in Balabheat village

Published on 12th May 2020
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How Kerala's Project Roshni is transcending language barriers to educate migrant workers' children

We trace the growth of Ernakulam district's programme to make education inclusive for the children of migrant labourers by eliminating the barrier of language

Published on 30th October 2019

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