Resources on informal economy

  1. Perspectives on children’s work and schooling: Evidence from a longitudinal study in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, India

    30 August 2016

    The ILO is committed to promoting decent work for all including complete elimination of child labour. Using data from a longitudinal study of children’s use of time (spanning seven years in the lives of 1,000 children), this paper examines the relationship between childhood work experience and later educational outcomes.

  2. Speech of Hon’ble Minister of Labour and Employment, Government of India at the Plenary Session, 105th Session of International Labour Conference

    07 June 2016

    By Shri Bandaru Dattatreya, Union Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Government of India at the plenary session of the 105th International Labour Conference. Geneva, 7 June 2016.

  3. Honorable Minister of State for Labour & Employment, India at the 105th International Labour Conference

    07 June 2016

    Shri Bandaru Dattatreya, Union Minister of State for Labour and Employment India, addresses the plenary session of the 105th International Labour Conference on 7th of June 2016. He speaks about jobs, youth, protection of domestic workers and construction workers, revised bonded labour rehabilitation scheme, implementation of National child labour programmes and financial inclusion.

  4. State of Rural Labour Markets in India

    30 May 2016

    This paper analyzes pace and pattern of rural diversification in India and some of the factors responsible for this during the last one and half decades.

  5. Consultative Workshop on ‘Mapping of Decent Work Deficit in Automobile Sector in Pune

    A consultative workshop will be held to deliberate upon the findings from the study through tripartite discussions, focusing on decent work deficits as existing at various nodes of the automobile value chain.

  6. ILO – Department of Labour, Government of Kerala: Tripartite validation workshop on Mapping and analysis of social dialogue and labour administration systems in Kerala

    A state level tripartite workshop to validate the report on social dialogue and labour administration systems in Kerala

  7. ILO – Employers' Federation of India (EFI) Consultative Workshop with Employers from Automobile sector in Pune: Voluntary Code of Practice for Engagement of Contract Labour

    To discuss the draft voluntary code of practice by formal enterprises in respect of engagement of contract labour.

  8. ILO – Employers' Federation of India (EFI) Consultative Workshop with Employers from Automobile sector in Mumbai: Voluntary Code of Practice for Engagement of Contract Labour

    To discuss the draft voluntary code of practice by formal enterprises in respect of engagement of contract labour.

  9. ILO- Feminist Economics Saturday Discussion Group (FESDIG) Guest Lecture: “Inclusive Cities and the Urban Working Poor: Informality, Gender and Empowerment”

    Guest lecture will be organized with an objective to invite further collaborations between academicians and activists to understand the issues of urban planning, from gender and informal workers perspective.

  10. ILO – State (Karnataka) consultative workshop with Employers: Voluntary code of practice for engagement of contract labour

    To discuss the draft voluntary code of practice by formal enterprises in respect of engagement of contract labour and possible strategies for adoption by enterprises.