Monday, January 8, 2018

India: Universal social security scheme for informal sector workers

The Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance government is working on a social security scheme that would provide pension, insurance against disability and death, as well as medical and unemployment coverage to all workers in the informal labour sector. This will include those workers who are not covered by the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation and the Employees’ State Insurance, the Indian Express reported. Read More