20 September 2017
Shortage of engineers in rural areas has been affecting the quality and effective service delivery of the infrastructure works launched under MGNREGA in India. A training programme, set up by the Ministry of Rural Development with technical assistance of the ILO, addresses the skills gap while providing decent jobs to thousands of discouraged youth and promoting sustainable development in rural areas.
15 August 2017
Indian enterprises, near Mumbai, got trained on Workplace Cooperation module of ILO SCORE programme. They’ve recorded better productivity and enhanced manager-employee relationship.
27 June 2017
An estimated 42 million people in India work in the Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises. ILO’s unique programmes focus on promoting people-centric and environment-friendly enterprise development.
13 June 2017
With the ratification of ILO Conventions No. 138 and 182 – India now has ratified six out of eight ILO fundamental conventions. Comment by Ms Panudda Boonpala, Director of the ILO Country office in India.
27 April 2017
India, a fast-growing economy, has a large chunk of working population. Increased manufacturing activities, technological advancements and change in work practices is on the rise. ILO experts write as to why fostering robust OSH practices at workplaces is the need of the hour.
09 March 2017
Sher Verick, Deputy Director, ILO Decent Work Team for South Asia and Country Office for India, talks about how India compares with other countries in Asia in terms of the level and trend of female labour force participation.
07 March 2017
“The present policy trajectory that favours the rich needs to be changed to being pro-worker and pro-women” said the president of Centre of India Trade Unions (CITU) to ILO India while interviewed on the role of women in the world work and the trade union movement.
22 February 2017
Gender inequality in the world of work has economic repercussions. Wage Specialist Xavier Estupinan decodes the wage gap issue in India and globally.
09 February 2017
ILO’s Work in Freedom programme has helped women in remote rural areas access local livelihood opportunities, and take charge of their economic well-being without having to migrate for work.
03 February 2017
A toll free number has been piloted to record grievances among domestic workers. This unique platform enables a two-way communication between domestic workers and their representative organizations.