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International Migrants’ Day at Aajeevika Bureau, Netaji Nagar office

Blog post by Nisha Bharti Aajeevika Bureau International Migrants Day was celebrated at Aajeevika Bureau’s Netaji Nagar office on Sunday the 17th of December, when some workers have a day off. This first of its kind event was attended by more than 30 workers. Workers engaged in different sectors from Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, West […]

Health Camp organised by Darabar Sahitya Sansad

Darabar Sahitya Sansad through Shramik Sahayata “O” Suchana Kendra, Balipatna organised a one day health awareness and health checkup camp and awareness at Kalamati village on 23.06.2016. Around 50 participants (women from migrant families) had come to the camp.

Health Camp organised by Sahbhagi Shikshan Kendra

SSK Ghaziabad had organised a Health Camp at Bombay Colony, Nand Gram, Ghaziabad on 17th June 2016. Around 98 migrants participated and took free advice on health related issues. Information regarding Dengue, Malaria and basic health education was also shared with the target groups.

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.

Destination Visit to Tiruppur Tamil Nadu : Debadutta Club

Destination Visit To Tiruppur Tamil Nadu Dt-22.10.2015 to 28.10.2015 Venue- Tiruppur,Achampalayam,Nilipalayam & Anur Dist- Tiruppur Org by- Debadatta Club Grindolmal Bargarh Odisha Supported by- TATA TRUST Mumbai Debadatta Club Migration Project Staff & Shramikmitra organized a Destination visit from 22.10.2015 to 28.10.2015 to Tamil Nadu state in different places along with different factory workers.

Unpacking the black box of skilling

Skill development in India has become a key focus area for the new government. The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship was created in 2014, and in July the Prime Minister launched the Skill India mission, which is targeting 40 crore workers by 2022. However the massive drive to expand vocational training has come into criticism from […]

High cost of living traps migrant workers in Ghaziabad: Sahbhagi Shikshan Kendra

Circular migration in India is likely to grow, and the government, NGOs and other stakeholders must take steps to make it a more remunerative and less painful process for the poor. In this light, Sahbhagi Shikshan Kendra (Uttar Pradesh) undertook a study on the expenditure pattern and saving habits among construction workers, domestic workers, rickshaw […]

Branding of Indian labour force

India is expected to be home to a skilled workforce of 500 million by 2022. About 12 million persons are expected to join the workforce every year. Till October ’14,the national skill development agency (NSDA) has been able to provide skill training to 31.52% of targeted population of about 10 million persons. In the backdrop, […]