State of Working India 2021

The report was released on 5th May 2021- you can watch the recording of the online event here.


Report Files

Videos highlighting main results of the report

Background Papers

  1. Out of the frying pan and into the fire- Effects of Covid-19 crisis on micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) in India (pdf)

  2. Voices from the Margins- Impact of the Pandemic on India’s working poor (pdf)

  3. Incomes and coping strategies among informal sector workers- A study of Covid-19 (pdf

  4. A Short Note on Debt-Neutral Fiscal Policy (pdf)

  5. Overworked and Underpaid- Frontline Women Workers in Health and Nutrition in India (pdf

  6. The Great Pause- Work after Covid (pdf)

  7. A Threat to Life and Livelihoods- Examining the Effects of Covid-19 on Health and Well-being in Bengaluru and Patna Slums (pdf)

  8. Covid-19 Lockdown, the 2nd phase- ‘State’ of affairs in Delhi and Bihar (pdf)

  9. Small Size, Big Impact- Employment Dynamics in Microenterprises during Covid-19 (pdf