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Less than 34,000 inter-State migrant workers in 2019-20, says government -Priscilla Jebaraj

-The Hindu No workers were registered in Delhi, Patna; No data on Shramik Special deaths, says responses to RTI requests. In the last five years, there have been no inter-State migrant workers registered in the Delhi, Dehradun or Patna regions. Nationwide, there were less than 34,000 workers registered in 2019-20 under the Inter-State Migrant Workmen (ISMW) Act, 1979, according to a response to a recent Right to Information Act request. In response to...

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No Data On Migrant Deaths, So No Compensation, Says Government: 10 Points -Sunil Prabhu

-NDTV Parliament Session: The ministry, however, admitted that more than 1 crore migrants made their way back to their home states from various corners of the country. New Delhi: There is no data on migrant deaths so the "question does not arise" of compensation, the Union labour ministry said in parliament on Monday to a question on whether families of those who had lost their lives while trying to reach home in...

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Tumbling down -Renu Kohli

-The Telegraph The slump in the GDP and the pain ahead The -23.9 per cent shrinkage in the April-June GDP is not a surprise as nearly half the period witnessed a national Lockdown. It’s also not surprising that this loss is the world’s steepest for India’s Lockdown was the most stringent and the accompanying fiscal policy response the weakest. But the quarter per cent slump did surprise most analysts who have since...

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Eggs or not: Why Madhya Pradesh is debating anganwadi meals again -Iram Siddique

-The Indian Express Madhya Pradesh is one of the worst affected states by malnourishment, with the state’s tribal population worst affected. The Lockdown has disrupted various government schemes for providing nutrition. Bhopal: Ahead of bypolls in 27 seats, the BJP government in Madhya Pradesh finds itself walking a tightrope after Women and Child Welfare Minister Imarti Devi recently reiterated her proposal to provide eggs to children in anganwadis and pregnant women to...

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The Indian Economy on The Verge Of Collapse -Prabhat Patnaik The GDP growth in the first quarter (April-June) of 2020 over the first quarter of the previous year has been minus 24 per cent according to preliminary official estimates. But most knowledgeable people believe that even this is an underestimate of the actual contraction brought about by the Lockdown. In fact, a former chief statistician of India, Pronab Sen, believes that the actual contraction would have been about 32 per...

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