Migration Narratives: The SHRAM Blog

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Response on affordable housing in the Union #Budget2018

Blog by Nivedita Jayaram and Sangeeth S, Centre for Migration and Labour Solutions, Aajeevika Bureau. The Union Budget announced a fund for Affordable Housing, and committed to provide assistance for building 3.7 million housing units in urban areas in 2018-19 under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (#PMAY). However, this does little to resolve the housing […]

Talk on ‘Low-skilled migration and precarious work – Where do the borders of forced migration begin and end?’

In this talk, Priya Deshingkar will draw on research conducted in different locations in Africa and Asia, including India, to draw out the conditions in which low-skilled migrants are recruited and employed and the contrasting discourses on their experience. In doing so, she will highlight the often complex and contradictory outcomes of migration and the […]

Discovering Our Voices: Agrasar

Women’s day was celebrated with full vigor and vitality. An interactive session was facilitated by our cheerful young leader in making Sonam Singh, a Societymaker team member.  The women gathered  together, flipped through the pages of history of women’s  day celebration. We gained insights into why we celebrate it today and the root of its […]

Economic Survey 2017 says labour migration higher than earlier estimates

According to data cited in the survey, Delhi was the largest recipient of migrants, accounting for more than half the number in 2015-16. People from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar accounted for almost half the migrants in the same period.

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2017


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.

“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.

PEPUS Celebrates International Labour Day

International Labour Day was organised by PEPUS on May 1st 2016 at village Tikra of Kaudihar block, Dist. Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. The programme was well attended by migrant labourers and their family members.The programme was attended by Mr.Jagdish Singh, President ,Nirmaan Shramik Suraksha Sangh (NSSS), Sanjay Tiwari, Pradhan ,Bijlipur, Ram Kailash , Clerk, Labour Department, […]

Legal Literacy Camp Organised by PEPUS

A legal literacy camp was organized by PEPUS at village Mamai, Kaudihar block, Dist, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh on 19th April 2016.The camp was organised to make aware migrant workers of their rights and entitlements as it is the first step towards work security and empowerment.

PEPUS celebrates International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day was organised by PEPUS on 8th March, 2016 and programs were organised in the project area. International Women’s Day programmes were organized in Anapur village of Kaudihar block, Dist.- Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.