Migration Narratives: The SHRAM Blog

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International Migration Day celebration at YUVA

Maharashtra is a state known for its high level of industrialization and urbanization. The Navi Mumbai industrial and service sectors of the state attract workers from all over India. The State is, therefore, a net receiver of migrating workers. Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh are the states which send […]

Can Uttarakhand fight out-migration with development?

The hilly states of India have had a long history of out-migration. In Uttarakhand, officials in the smallest towns and district capitals cite palaayan (migration) as a top concern. Farmers talk about falling productivity, climate change and poor connectivity to markets and youth rue the lack of employment opportunities for them in and near their […]