Mr Yoshiteru Uramoto, ILO Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, visited New Delhi from 19-20 September 2014.
Project launch20 August 2014, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
Jharkhand State Project Launch Meeting to initiate state, district and community level work
Partnership agreement17 June 2014, New Delhi, India
Elimination of rural poverty through self-employment generation
A new ILO report presents the latest social security trends and finds that most people lack adequate social protection at a time when it is most needed.
The quarterly e-newsletter of the ILO in India contains the latest news and featuresof activties from DWT/CO-New Delhi.
Economic growth in India is largely driven by services (from a supply-side perspective) and private consumption (taking a demand-side view). However, the slowdown during 2012 and 2013 was associated with a dramatic decrease in the growth of industry and investment. These two dimensions are critical if India is to return to higher and sustained rates of growth.
By Sher Verick, Senior Employment Specialist, ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team for South Asia and Country Office for India
This year’s edition focuses on developing countries and argues that quality jobs are a key driver for development. It draws on evidence from over 140 developing countries and finds that a common factor amongst those countries that have achieved higher per capita income and sustained growth was quality jobs.
The study offers the latest global and regional information and projections on several indicators of the labour market, including employment, unemployment, working poverty and vulnerable employment.
This global policy instrument addresses the social and employment impact of the international financial and economic crisis. It promotes a productive recovery centred on investments, employment and social protection.