The ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team for South Asia and Country Office for India (DWT/CO-New Delhi) operates a wide range of programmes and projects in the sub-region focusing on relief and development challenges. Details of each programme and project can be found below.


  1. SCORE Phase III - Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises Programme

    1 November 2017 - 31 October 2018

    The SCORE programme is a global ILO Technical Cooperation Programme, headquartered in Geneva, and is operational in China, Indonesia, Vietnam, Myanmar, Ethiopia, Tunisia, South Africa, Ghana, Colombia, Bolivia, Peru and India. It is funded by the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs and the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation.

  2. Capacity building of community-managed resource centres (CMRCs) for small and micro enterprise development

    1 October 2017 - 31 May 2018

    To promote and strengthen women’s micro-enterprises by training a cadre of micro enterprise trainers.

  3. EU-India Cooperation and Dialogue on Migration and Mobility

    1 September 2017 - 31 August 2020

    The overall objective of the project is to contribute to better governance of migration and mobility between the EU and India.


  1. Skills for Migration

    1 November 2016 - 31 October 2017

    The project aims at strengthening institutions and mechanisms that link skill training and migration.


  1. Trade Unions for Social Justice

    1 January 2015 - 29 February 2016

    The project aims to promote International Labour Standards and Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work and supports the trade unions’ campaign for the ratification of Core Labour Standards.

  2. Testing methodologies to support informal economy workers and small producers to combat hazardous child labour in their own sectors (India Component with IndustriALL Global)

    1 January - 31 December 2015

    The project aims to build the capacity of informal economy workers to address hazardous child labour.

  3. Gender identity and sexual orientation: Promoting rights, diversity and equality in the world of work (PRIDE) Project

    1 May 2012 - 31 December 2015


  1. India: Social dialogue for green jobs promotion

    Since 2009, the ILO is supporting green jobs initiatives in India with a particular focus on climate change and sectoral approaches for green jobs creation.

  2. Formalizing Employment in Domestic Work: Converging Systems for Decent Work for Domestic Workers

    1 August 2014 - 25 December 2016

    ILO is taking a sector-based approach to achieve legal recognition, social security provisions, and organizational rights for the domestic workers, and eventually to formalize the employment relationship in domestic work sector.

  3. Building a Social Protection Floor (SPF) in India

    1 June 2014 - 31 December 2015

    The project aims to enable ILO’s tripartite partners to develop policies to expand or reorient the existing social security provisions and schemes to benefit more people.