Q.2) The Covid-19 crisis has highlighted the many commonalities between all economically and occupationally vulnerable informal workers and seasonal/circular migrant workers and exposed the fault lines and gaps in the existing social protection system. In light of this, examine the shortcomings in the existing framework and suggest the measure to reduce their vulnerability. (10 Marks)

“Mentor’s Comments” https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/migrant-and-informal-workers-must-have-social-security-7408494/ In the intro, briefly mention the migrant labour crisis after the first nationwide lockdown in the wake of covid pandemic. In the body, first mention the shortcomings in the existing laws like the unorganised Workers’ Social Security Act, 2008. In the next part, suggest the need for adopting the recommendations of the … Continue reading Q.2) The Covid-19 crisis has highlighted the many commonalities between all economically and occupationally vulnerable informal workers and seasonal/circular migrant workers and exposed the fault lines and gaps in the existing social protection system. In light of this, examine the shortcomings in the existing framework and suggest the measure to reduce their vulnerability. (10 Marks)