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These NRI students are all set to teach English to over 3000 children of migrant labourers. Here's how

Arushi Mishr and her team based in Singapore and India have started The English Literacy Project and with their unique curriculum, they want to teach English to 3,000 kids of migrant workers

Published on 17th February 2021
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Govt considers giving companies flexibility to have four-day work week

Labour and Employment Secretary Apurva Chandra outlined the key budget announcements for migrant workers and labourers in a press conference recently

Published on 10th February 2021
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Government to set up hostels for children of migrants in Prakasam, AP

The government will provide Rs 1,000 per student to the Self Help Groups and they, in turn, should provide breakfast and dinner to the hostel inmates

Published on 25th January 2021
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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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How a 105-year-old Govt Primary School in Ballari notched the highest enrollment rate during the pandemic

Principal Sadeva believes that the increase in enrollment is due to the movement of migrant workers. A lot of migrant workers have moved back to their villages due to no jobs in the metro cities and u

Published on 10th September 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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Migrant workers quarantined in primary school in Unnao, UP give building complete makeover

The three workers, Vinod, Arun and Kamlesh, (belonging to nearby villages) worked as painters in Hyderabad and returned to their home state on April 22 amidst the lockdown

Published on 21st June 2020
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Student group launches helpline for workers who lost jobs during lockdown to find new work

The pilot project and the helpline number is an attempt by the student-led think-tank to help locals and migrant workers find employment

Published on 21st June 2020
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Garib Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyaan: PM Modi launches employment scheme for migrant workers

Underlining that migrant workers were always in the Centre's thoughts during the lockdown, the Prime Minister said it is an endeavour of his government that workers get jobs near their home

Published on 20th June 2020
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This portal by NIT Rourkela alums is trying to help COVID-hit migrant workers find jobs in cities

Called BharatWorks, the site has a repository of jobs posted by employers that are meant to help migrant workers land jobs before they decided to come back to cities post the lockdown

Published on 14th June 2020
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NLSIU's alumni group and other individuals have sent more than 900 migrant workers to home. Here's how

The alumni of NLSIU is doing wonders by sending the migrant workers back home with dignity. They are making all arrangements to send them by flight but anyone can contribute for this initiative

Published on 5th June 2020
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An 11-year-old boy pedals tricycle cart for 600 km to transport his parents from Varanasi to Araria

As a symbolic gesture and after identifying with the sufferings of migrant workers, All India Bank Employees Association (AIBEA) has announced an immediate financial help of Rs 1,10,000

Published on 4th June 2020
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Migrant workers' children give up on 'big-city schools' as families forced to return home in hope to escape starvation

Both Tirath Kumar and Shyam Babu's families left for their village on Shramik Special Train earlier this week, among hundreds of migrants labourers who were victims of reverse migration

Published on 24th May 2020
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This Raipur speedcubing start-up is raising funds for migrant workers through its online competitions

The speedcubing start-up Cubelelo hopes to raise more than a lakh to distribute it among daily wagers and migrant workers

Published on 16th May 2020
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Tamil Nadu plans to send 10,000 migrant workers home per day: CM

According to him, 55,473 migrant workers have been returned to different states, like Bihar, Odisha, Jharkhand, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal

Published on 16th May 2020

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