Unorganized Labor

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The Misuse of MGNREGA Scheme

 
/ May 17, 2022

The issue in Shyampur village under Jalalpur Block is that a few villagers started working without the job card, all in good faith, with the assurance that they will be given the job card soon and they will be paid without the job card. 

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Labourers of Kumlai Tea Garden Emerged Victorious with the Support of VV’s Correspondent Rubi Saha

 
/ May 8, 2022

On 15th Feb, 2022 the Community Correspondent Rubi Saha got to know from the workers union that the labourers are not paid regularly and they are getting agitated - and about to organise a strike at the main gate of the Tea Estate.

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Disdain and the fear of Displacement in Uttar Pradesh

 
/ May 3, 2022

The weaving community settled there in Mau District, Uttar Pradesh but economic prosperity was not easy to come by.

COVID-19 Second Wave Diaries: How some government authorities responded innovatively to challenges | COVID-19

 
/ October 14, 2021

Local authorities in remote areas stepped up to encourage education and earning avenues during COVID times.

Chhattisgarh Administration Allows Plucking of Tendu Leaves to Help Villagers Survive The Lockdown

 
/ June 28, 2021

Every villager enagaged in Tendu leaves plucking could earn at least Rs. 400-500 per day.

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Poor Labourers From West Bengal Are Falling Prey to Silicosis

 
/ October 12, 2020

Poor, young men from West Bengal are suffering from occupational diseases without any compensation or treatment

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Fixing India: How Community Media Like Video Volunteers Changed During COVID-19

 
/ October 6, 2020

Fixing India is back with a season 2 documenting some of the most noteworthy impacts Video Volunteers has achieved in the recent past.

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After Seven Decades of Independence West Bengal Tea Garden Workers Yet to be Free From...

 
/ August 27, 2020

  While India celebrated its 74th Independence Day, workers at Madhu Tea Garden and several other tea estates in Alipurduar, Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri districts marked the day with launching their campaign for basic rights. Community Correspondent Harihar brings us this news report from the thick of the action. He grew...