Promoting Decent Work in India: Feb-Apr 2021

This update covers key initiatives and achievements of the ILO and its constituents contributing to the priorities of India Decent Work Country Programme 2018-22

In this second wave of COVID-19 pandemic, the ILO in India and its constituents – Governments, workers and employers – have continued to prioritize the safety of workers and the sustainability of businesses and jobs.

To minimize the impact of the pandemic on the world of work, on priority, ILO Constituents, reviewed India Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) 2018-22. It is a five-year overarching tripartite strategy to achieve ‘Decent Work for All’, including outline of the ILO’s technical cooperation framework for this period.

While the economic actors are adjusting to the ‘new normal’ induced by this pandemic, ILO and its constituents have realigned their activities to enable the recovery and reduce negative impact on progress made so far towards the SDG 8 - ‘Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all’.

This new edition of ILO newsletter brings you the update on key activities and achievements for the period of February – April 2021.