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.
Technical support to ESIS for improving and expanding access to health care services in India – A transition to formality
19 December 2018 - 30 June 2020
The overall objective of the project is to provide technical support to ESIS (Employee State Insurance Scheme) for improving and expanding access to health care services in India (Health Financing) – A transition to formality.
1 November 2018 - 30 September 2022
Work in Freedom, Phase II - Fair recruitment and decent work for women migrant workers in South Asia and the Middle East
1 April 2018 - 31 March 2023
The Work in Freedom is an integrated programme to support mobility by choice among women and girls from destination countries (India, Bangladesh and Nepal) to decent jobs with safety and dignity of workers in destination countries (India, Lebanon and Jordan) through fair recruitment processes.
1 November 2017 - 30 June 2019
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.
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.
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. This project is co-funded by the European Union.
Towards fair and sustainable global supply chains: Promoting decent work for invisible workers - Nepal Component
1 July 2017 - 31 December 2020
This Japan Government funded project is the second phase of “Way out of Informality in South Asia” (2012-2016). The project aims at promoting approaches that promote decent work at the lower tiers of global supply chains.
Towards Fair and Sustainable Global Supply Chains: Promoting Decent Work for Invisible Workers in South Asia”
1 July 2017 - 31 December 2020
The ILO/Japan project “Towards fair and sustainable global supply chains: Promoting formalization and decent work for invisible workers in South Asia” (Sustainable Global Supply Chains in South Asia) aims to contribute to the development of ethical and sustainable global supply chains.
10 May 2017 - 30 June 2020
The project will contribute to the implementation of Decent Work in the cotton supply chain in India by supporting the implementation of Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work (FPRW).
1 November 2016 - 31 October 2017
The project aims at strengthening institutions and mechanisms that link skill training and migration.