We are currently in the midst of the second wave of #COVID19 in India. People and the government are struggling with the public and private health system caving in. The question before us for the second time in a year is to save lives and/or save livelihoods?
Tag: informal sector
Webinar Recording-Impact of COVID19 Lockdown on Informal Economy in India
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
Mehnat Manzil-Museum of Work
Mehnat Manzil is an unique museum that celebrates the life of people who undertake informal work. A visit to the museum is clearly a lesson in 'experiential learning'!