Informal Sector
India  /  Published 16.10.21

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Scam running across India’s villages...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.12.20

India wage floor lower than Pak

Informal workers in India suffered a 22.6% fall on the back of the national lockdown spanning 40 days...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 06.10.20

Grim reality: India's informal labour force

The country has been grappling with low consumption demand for quite some time and the loss of livelihoods for the migrant workers would undoubtedly aggravate the problem...
By Soumya Bhowmick

India  /  Published 20.08.20

1.89 crore salaried jobs lost in 3 months

CMIE survey from April to July covered 1.74 lakh households across the country...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 06.08.20

An epiphany: India's informal sector

This is thus a wonderful opportunity to reset the economy and society so that unemployment is minimal and incomes fair and adequate for dignified living for all...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 28.05.20

Below the radar

The vibrant nature of work and mobilizations within the informal sector also throws up steep challenges...
By Sujit Kumar Mishra

Opinion  /  Published 19.04.20

IMF forecasts stop-and-go impact

But India's dependence on informal workers may prove to be a drag on economy...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 17.03.20

New energy, newer mobilisations

Collective organising to improve position of women domestic workers in the labour market remains an imperative...
By Kalpana Karunakaran

Opinion  /  Published 22.03.19

Govt's response on jobs data is infantile

Its reaction dismissing 108 economists' concerns about jobs data as 'anti-national' is either infantile or dangerous...
By The Editorial Board


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