India’s Vulnerable Labor Force – Way Forward – by Amitabh Kundu

India’s Vulnerable Labor Force – Way Forward – by Amitabh Kundu

Discussion – Saturday, July 4, 2020, at 7 pm

This is an ONLINE event.

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India’s Vulnerable Labor Force – Way Forward – A Discussion led by Prof Amitabh Kundu. He will be joined by Prof Amir Ullah Khan

In this discussion, the focus will be on India’s large unorganized sector, the labor laws and reforms, and the post COVID impact on labor markets.

About Prof Amitabh Kundu:

Dr. Amitabh Kundu is currently Distinguished Fellow at the Research and Information System for Developing Countries, New Delhi. He was a Regional Advisor on Poverty at UNESCWA, Beirut during 2017 and Consultant to the Government of Sri Lanka during 2016. He has been chairperson of the post-Sachar Evaluation Committee, set up by the Ministry of Minority Affairs. He has been the Dean of the School of Social Sciences and has served as a member of National Statistical Commission during 2006-08. Currently, he is chairing a Committee for Swacch Bharat Mission at the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation. He is also the chairperson of Samarthan, a large grass root level institution working for the poor and vulnerable.

About Amir Ullah Khan:

Amir Ullah Khan is a Development economist and Professor at the MCRHRDI of the Government of Telangana. He is a Visiting Professor at TISS, Indian School of Business, and at NALSAR in Hyderabad. Amir is a business columnist for the LiveMint. Dr. Khan has been Senior Advisor at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Director at the India Development Foundation and Executive Director at Encyclopaedia Britannica.



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