COVID-19 Government Fund Response

We tracked Union and state government funding to COVID-19, captured in this interactive data visualisation.

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Policy Buzz: Coronavirus-focus Second Edition

Keep up-to-date with all that is happening in welfare policy with this curated selection of news, published every fortnight. The current edition focusses on the Coronavirus pandemic in India, and the government’s efforts to stem its increase.     Policy News  The Prime Minister has constituted eleven empowered groups as quick response teams to tackle the … Continue reading "Policy Buzz: Coronavirus-focus Second Edition"

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How Secure are Construction Workers?

Construction workers have been out of employment due to the countrywide lockdown to combat the Coronavirus pandemic. On 24th March, the Government of India directed all states and Union Territories to make use of unutilised cess funds created for the welfare of such workers. The aim is to provide them some relief and financial assistance. … Continue reading "How Secure are Construction Workers?"

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Indian Government’s COVID-19 Relief Package: Highlights

The Union government has announced a relief package of Rs 1.7 lakh crore today to protect migrant workers, urban and rural poor, and frontline health workers from the onslaught of the coronavirus pandemic. The move was made to address “the welfare concerns of the poor, and suffering workers, and those who need immediate help,” Finance … Continue reading "Indian Government’s COVID-19 Relief Package: Highlights"

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कोरोना वायरस महामारी से बच्चों का बचाव

आज जिस तरह से कोरोना वायरस ने विकराल रूप लिया है, उससे समझ में आता है कि अब सरकार के लिए अस्पतालों में भौतिक संसाधनों की उपलब्धता सुनिश्चित करने के साथ-साथ लोगों को नियमित जागरूक करना अत्यंत आवश्यक है| लेकिन सवाल ये उठता है कि क्या हमारे देश का हर बच्चा वायरस का सामना करने … Continue reading "कोरोना वायरस महामारी से बच्चों का बचाव"