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Unraveling Urban India’s Water Challenges Amid COVID-19

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India’s urban poor lacked decent access to safe water before hand washing became a matter of life and death.

Estimating the work and livelihood losses in the urban informal economy...

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The ongoing lockdown due to the pandemic crisis has compounded the challenges for the workers in the informal sector. This article provides evidence from the official data sources like the Periodic Labour Force Survey on the estimates of informal workers put of employment. It estimates the number of most vulnerable informal workers in urban areas by three ways (i) the most affected sectors; (ii) status of work and (iii) vulnerable occupations, where they are engaged in urban areas.

Vacillating Mother and Child Health Services in India during COVID-19

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Manish Priyadarshi, Simi Mehta, Balwant Singh Mehta, S Jayaprakash, Dolly Pal, Bharathy, Navneet Manchanda, Ritika Gupta, Anshula Mehta, Arjun Kumar Introduction Human health is a prerequisite...

Addressing Domestic Violence: A Forgotten Agenda while Locking India Down

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Simi Mehta, Balwant Singh Mehta, Arjun Kumar In the run-up to the announcement of nationwide lockdown starting 00:00 hours of 25 March 2020, there were...

Withering Thankfulness and Generosity to the Informal Workforce of India

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Simi Mehta, Balwant Mehta and Arjun Kumar If the sight and plight of the parent walking with his ten-month old infant on his shoulders for...

Desperation and deprivation: Plight of the Labourer

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Simi Mehta, Balwant Mehta, Arjun Kumar Amid the prevailing lockdown, the afflictions of migrant labourers are being compounded during their long trek home and some...

Life in the Times of Corona: Lockdown and Livelihood in the...

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Simi Mehta, Balwant Mehta, Arjun Kumar Background The worldwide spread of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19)is severely affecting the global economy and as per the recent updates...

Cordoning the Corona Crisis

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Simi Mehta, Balwant Singh Mehta, Arjun Kumar Prelude We have had an information overdose on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), possible precautions, and treatments from this...

Indo-German Smart Cities Workshop: Sustainable Urban Development, Ranchi, 19 – 20...

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Simi Mehta, Athar Imam Raza, Arjun Kumar and Radu Carciumaru Despite Challenges, Ranchi is Committed to Become a Smart City A two-day Indo-German Workshop on Smart...

Indo-German Smart Cities Workshop: Sustainable Urban Development, Kolkata, 27 – 28...

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Simi Mehta, Ismail Haque, Radu Carciumaru, Athar Imam Raza and Arjun Kumar Under the aegis of the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany,...

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