India needs a robust and comprehensive financial customer protection regime, which it currently lacks. Imagine the following scenario. Raja and Rani are a low-income householder couple with two children in elementary school. They also take care of Raja’s ailing mother. The household’s monthly income is ₹20,000.
During the Budget speech, the Finance inister talked about the 20-year long process of implementing the labour codes in India.
In this post, we provide some comments on social security for informal workers as it now stands under the 2020 Code.
The Social Protection Initiative organised a closed-door virtual roundtable discussion on social security for self-employed workers
Challenges to Social Security for Self-Employed Workers in India and the Code for Social Security Bill 2019
This is part of a series of guest posts on social security for self-employed workers in the informal economy
Reflections on issues related to the delivery of benefits announced for migrant workers under Atma Nirbhar Bharat welfare scheme
In this policy brief, we examine the provisions of the Code on Social Security Bill, 2019 insofar as
they apply to workers in the informal sector. We note that there is a lack of clarity in the Bill on
the definition of an informal sector worker.
Insights from the roundtable on Social Security for Informal Sector Workers
Insights on Social Security for the elderly in India
As part of our coverage on the recently held knowledge management sessions at our office, in this post we share video from a session on “Financial Access for Persons with Disabilities – Current Status and Challenges”.