[1/n]. Between 2008 and 2015, 27 quarterly reports to assess the impact of #economicslowdown on #employment in India was brought out by the #LabourBureau, see URL: labourbureaunew.gov.in/UserContent/Re… @NREGA_Sangharsh @AiyarYamini @AninditaAdhik13 @waglenikhil @mandeeppunia1 @IM4ChangeIndia
[2/n]. The NDA govt. has carried out no such quarterly surveys (quick ones) 2 measure d impact of #lockdown + #COVID19 on #employment, given d fact that the present #economiccrisis is much more severe than the 2008 one. @mandeeppunia1 @AninditaAdhik13 @nikhilmkss @IM4ChangeIndia
[3/n]. Only reports by #CSOs, #NGOs and academicians based on #surveys are available, covering the #COVID19 #lockdown period and later, some of which are available at im4change.org/farm-crisis/un… @AajeevikaBureau @AninditaAdhik13 @mandeeppunia1 @Outlookindia
[4/n]. There is no official information whether quarterly Periodic Labour Force Survey (#PLFS) was carried out during this time period or wud be done later (with the help of recall-based interviews) covering the period April-September, 2020 for assessing #Unemployment. @pramit_b
[5/n]. To the question whether the govt. has done any assessment of the #jobloss among #migrantworkers due to the COVID-19 crisis and if so, the details thereof (, the answer was 'no such data is maintained'. @rozi_roti
[6/n]. Some more reports by NGOs/ CSOs that looked into the impact of #lockdown and #COVID19 on #migrantworkers are available at: im4change.org/farm-crisis/mi… @SonaldeDesai @AshwDeshpande @Howindialives @IndiaSpend @rights_mineral @svaradarajan

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[1/n]. State-wise status of #COVID19 outbreak as on 23rd March, 2020 (till 9.00 am). Source: @MoHFW_INDIA, mohfw.gov.in. @IM4ChangeIndia @WHO @thenewsminute @ThePrintIndia @sayantanbera @jsa_india
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[1/n]. Wrong/ misleading headlines of various newspapers about improvement in India's #HumanDevelopmentIndex rank between 2017 & 2018 @EconomicTimes @thetribunechd @businessline @bsindia @IM4ChangeIndia @UNDP @UNDP_India
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