unemployment crisis, covid and Budget 2022

Unemployment biggest challenge for FM in Budget 2022

Budget 2022 should make some effective policy interventions to address the unemployment crisis and generate decent, meaningful livelihood opportunities. Read more »
Budget 2022 by Nirmala Sitharaman

Budget 2022 must focus on demand, jobs, reforms

The Budget 2022 comes at a time when the Indian economy is facing one of the worst financial crises since Independence. Read more »
Global labour market facing a crisis post Covid-19.

Post-Covid labour market needs policy intervention, income support for vulnerable sections

Policymakers should support the post-Covid recovery of labour market that is robust and broad-based, focusing on employment, income, workers’ rights and social dialogue. Read more »
unemployment in india

Unemployment, uncertainty chipping away at India’s demographic dividend

Creating decent and sustainable employment opportunities for youth to move out of poverty will help realise the demographic dividend offered by India’s youthful population. Read more »
e-shram portal for unorganised labourers

Women bear the brunt of job losses as Covid-19 devastates Indian economy

The government must strengthen access to social protection and step up public spending to compensate job losses suffered by women in the economic crisis triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic. Read more »
Impact of demonetisation on Indian economy.

Budget 2021: FM should focus on jobs, infrastructure

Budget 2021 should focus on reviving economic growth and industrial output while creating a large number of jobs for the country's youth. Read more »
Thomas Isaac's Kerala budget 2021

Kerala Budget 2021: The return of the welfare state

No one can fault the finance minister for putting a bevy of welfare schemes in Kerala Budget 2021 in an election year amid a global pandemic and economic crisis. Read more »
artificial intelligence, machine learning

Future perfect: Life after the fourth industrial revolution

As machines take over tasks that humans perform, it may lead to a world where 95% of the jobs as we know them today will be done by machines or robots. Read more »
Modi government's agriculture reforms

Farm crisis: Indian agriculture needs a comprehensive strategy

Attempts to remove bottlenecks faced by the farming community are welcome, but the policy makers should note get distracted from the need of a long-term strategy for agriculture. Read more »
India tourism after coronavirus outbreak

Six ways how Covid-19 pandemic will change tourism industry

Success of the tourism industry in recouping after the coronavirus outbreak will depend on its ability to adjust to these six factors. Read more »