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Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2017

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The annual global convention for the Indian diaspora, Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2017 was held in Bengaluru from January 7 to 9 with a record participation since its inception.

Informal Economy and Migration

In association with the India Bangladesh migration crisis in Assam and largely in the north east of India, it is a complex issue at hand. While the problem is framed by certain interest groups within political rhetoric in the mainstream media of Delhi, international migration is fundamentally a social movement across legally determined boundaries and […]

Community perceptions: How #Demonetisation impacts migrants

This morning I was roped in to speak about the impacts of demonetisation on migrant workers by Gurgaon ki Awaz, a community radio station in Gurgaon, where I live. I was speaking on a live show with the mandate to highlight systemic problems that might impact migrant workers in particular ways in this predicament, when […]

Mapping the South-Asian Political Landscape in the Context of Migration

Given the current political climate in the world on the issue of migrants, refugees and the stateless, Partha S. Ghosh’s book, ‘Migrants, Refugees and the Stateless in South-Asia’ is a topical academic contribution on the same, addressing it within the context of South-Asia.

“Beti Zindabad” Awareness Programme

“Beti Zindabad” Awareness Programme was organised by Debadatta Club with the support of Action Aid on 20th August 2016 at Aragadi. On this occasion first an awareness rally was organised with school students, teachers, volunteers and women leaders. The slogan and placard were shown at the Rally.

Interaction with Block Administration on Interstate Migrant Labour Registration

Debadatta Club, Grindolmal organised an interactive programme with Block Administration on 22nd June 2016 on Interstate Migrant Labour Registration at Rajiv Gandhi Seba Kendra, Gaisilat. Mr.Hemanta Kumar Barik President of Debadatta Club chaired the programme.

Financial Literacy and Management Training to SHG Leaders

Shramik Sahayata O Soochana Kendra of Darabar Sahitya Sansad (DSS), Sodhua, Balipatna organised a one day financial literacy and management training at DSS offiice on 29.06.2016. 29 women SHG leaders participated in the training programme.

Financial Literacy awareness Camp organised by PEPUS

A Financial Literacy awareness Camp was organised by PEPUS, on May 17, 2016 at village-Bheekhanpur, block-Kaudihar, District- Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.The camp was attended by migrant labours and their families. It was explained to participants that without financial inclusion, social security cannot be assured as both are closely interlinked and they were suggested several ways through […]

Climate Induced Internal Migration in India: Emerging Challenges

Among the many impacts of climate change, large scale displacement of people from slow onset and rapid onset disasters both at national and international scale have received increasing attention in the rubric of climate refugee discourse. India is no exception to the increasing impacts of climate change as one of the highly vulnerable country in […]

Migration is Here to Stay

Migration has been a recurring phenomenon throughout human history. Since time immemorial, man has perpetually been on the move in search of greener pastures and greater opportunities. These migratory movements have been a potent force in shaping the cultural landscape and political configuration in much of the modern world.