Webinar Recording on Crisis within a Crisis: Domestic Migration in India: We always knew that there are a large number of migrants in our cities. In Gujarat, Surat in particular is seen as a city of migrants. However, this became apparent during the COVID19 crisis when the media started to report large scale migration of workers from the cities to their homes.
Credit: Google, Google acknowledges the Milkman of India on his birth anniversary Verghese Kurien (1921-2012) is considered the Father of the White Revolution in India. He is also known as the 'Milkman of India'. He was responsible for moving India from a milk powder importing country to becoming self-sufficient in milk and milk products. He … Continue reading Verghese Kurien: An Ode to Father of the White Revolution, India
In an interview to Edu-Almanac, an education e-magazine for students and educators, I spoke about the migrant labour crisis in the pandemic and suspension of labour laws in some states of India.
Dr. Jeemol Unni, economist at Ahmedabad University, speaks to Karla Bookman, founder-editor at The Swaddle, about the impact that the jobs crisis will have on women
An interview with Karla Bookman on Social Reproduction Work of Women with Work From Home norms setting in,
With the pandemic, we had a sudden closure of all economic activity. CMIE reported that in April 2020 unemployment rate remained at a high rate of 23.5 percent. The decline in employment is not gender and caste neutral.
A Webinar on 'Impact of the COVID Lockdown on the Informal Economy' was conducted by the Indian Society of Labour Economics, in collaboration with the Institute of Human Development, Delhi, where I was the main speaker. The Indian government announced a Rupees 11 lakh crore (11 trillion) stimulus package for the economy. The announcement was … Continue reading Webinar Recording-Impact of COVID19 Lockdown on Informal Economy in India
Today seems to be my day for exciting news on launches of MOOC course and a BOOK, in both of which I played a part. Both on Women's Work and Informal Employment. And both launches on Labour Day, May 1, 2020. Labour
Macroeconomic Shocks: No second chances for women: The lessons of demonetization for this crisis are clear. Women will be pushed out of the workforce and not get a second chance to find another economic activity. At the same time, men will also face the push but many will try to reinvent their career through changes.
Brief discussion on what makes women entrepreneurs? Based on our book, with co-authors titled ‘Women Entrepreneurship in the Indian Middle Class’, forthcoming.
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