Child Marriage

October 21, 2020

Returned migrants take to smuggling for want of livelihood

In villages of West Bengal close to the Indo – Bangladesh border, migrants back home during the lockdown have been lured into smuggling for financial sustenance

September 25, 2020

How interactive audio helped migrants during lockdown

An existing interactive voice response system was refashioned, enabling migrant workers in destination cities get messages regarding their circumstances across, subsequently facilitating their return

August 26, 2020

Uncertainty clouds future of returned migrant youth

Panna’s rural youth migrated with the hope that their remittances would promote progress. Back after the lockdown and with no local work, they are unsure of their future

August 5, 2020

Returned migrants prefer local livelihoods in native region

Villagers who migrated to other states for want of local livelihoods are back and do not wish to migrate again. They seek creation of local earning avenues

July 29, 2020

Multi-pronged plan would help Northeast create sustainable economy

The Northeast, with its past social instability and lack of livelihood avenues lags in development. The pandemic gives the region an opportunity to develop a new economy