Why migrant workers’ issues recur: The absence of data and coordination between states

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Mechanisms, Laws, Institutions and Bodies constituted for the Protection and Betterment of these Vulnerable Sections   Source: IE Context: Rumours of migrant workers being assaulted in Tamil Nadu have triggered concern among manufacturers in the state.   Background: Article 19(1)(e) of the Constitution, guarantees all Indian citizens the right to reside …

Lessons from COVID: Jharkhand’s 1st survey of migrants

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Governance, Indian Economy and issues relating to Planning, Mobilization of Resources, Growth, Development and Employment   Source: IE  Direction: The article tries to give an overview of migration in India and the reasons for internal migration and the size of the migrant labour force, issues faced by them, etc.    Context: …