Why the Supreme Court order on registration of migrant workers is welcome

Source: The Indian Express Relevance: The problems of Migrant workers and lack of social protection needs urgent reforms Synopsis:  Recently, the Supreme Court mandated a portal for the registration of all informal/migrant workers. This is one of the radical judgments aimed to reduce human suffering in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. Important observations by the court:… Continue reading Why the Supreme Court order on registration of migrant workers is welcome

Migrant workers and their Social protection in India – Explained, pointwise

Introduction The migrant crisis during the pandemic highlighted the vulnerabilities faced by migrants. Recently, the Supreme Court issued an important judgment towards the welfare of migrants. The judgment mandated a portal for the registration of all informal/migrant workers. But to provide welfare to migrants, there is a need for a clear policy framework and greater… Continue reading Migrant workers and their Social protection in India – Explained, pointwise