Press coverage

On Report by Stranded Workers Action Network (SWAN)

https://scroll.in/latest/959271/covid-19-lockdown-90-migrant-workers-received-no-help-from-government-or-employers-shows-survey

https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/workers-paid-wages-only-for-workdays/article31350397.ece

https://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/2020/apr/16/hunger-among-migrant-workers-growing-2130729.html

https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/with-lockdown-extended-anxiety-grips-stranded-migrant-workers/story-9H9uVSLLp3gDFFSAq0N1LJ.html

https://www.msn.com/en-in/news/newsindia/with-lockdown-extended-anxiety-grips-stranded-migrant-workers/ar-BB12GkL5?li=AAggbRN

https://in.news.yahoo.com/scale-deprivation-huge-96-stranded-194034298.html

https://indianexpress.com/article/coronavirus/coronavirus-india-lockdown-scale-of-deprivation-huge-96-stranded-workers-sans-govt-ration-says-report-6364461/

https://www.livemint.com/news/india/migrants-get-desperate-as-lockdown-extension-looms-11586547747996.html

https://scroll.in/article/959235/100-million-indians-fall-through-gaps-in-food-safety-net-economists-urge-rethink-on-covid-19-relief

https://www.newsclick.in/majority-migrant-workers-received-no-help-govt-employers-lockdown-study

On Covid-19 induced economic distress and immediate need for relief measures

http://counterview.org/2020/03/24/covid-19-strides-in-public-welfare-plans-over-the-years-can-help-provide-necessary-relief-to-needy/

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/covid-19-workers-body-seeks-375-lakh-crore-emergency-relief-package-for-poor-households/article31152618.ece

https://www.outlookindia.com/website/story/india-news-economists-activists-urge-govt-for-rs-375-lakh-crore-coronavirus-relief-package-for-poor/349361

https://countercurrents.org/2020/03/covid-19-emergency-package-of-3-75-lakh-crores-urgently-needed

https://frontline.thehindu.com/dispatches/article31154962.ece

https://www.thehindu.com/business/no-economic-task-force-for-covid-19-yet/article31145254.ece

https://www.newsclick.in/COVID-19-Impact-Poor-Vulnerable-Section-India

https://thewire.in/labour/migrant-contract-workers-coronavirus-lockdown

https://www.deccanherald.com/national/give-rs-7000-each-for-two-months-to-poor-households-activists-817164.html

https://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/2020/mar/25/activists-urge-modi-government-to-help-needy-during-india-lockdown-supply-free-ration-2121144.html

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/coronavirus-lockdown-hits-nrega-workers-hard/article31145538.ece?homepage=true

https://theprint.in/india/this-is-how-modi-govt-plans-to-help-mgnrega-workers-during-covid-19-lockdown/387687/

https://www.cmie.com/kommon/bin/sr.php?kall=warticle&dt=2020-03-25%2014:50:34&msec=383

Need Immediate Relief for Migrant Workers

https://scroll.in/latest/957545/covid-19-over-200-citizens-urge-centre-to-help-migrants-say-lockdown-imposed-without-planning/

https://www.thequint.com/news/india/several-intellectuals-appeal-to-government-for-immediate-assistance-to-migrant-workers

https://countercurrents.org/2020/03/relief-now-an-urgent-appeal-for-immediate-assistance-to-migrant-workers

https://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/pay-heed-to-condition-of-migrant-workers-economists-activists-tell-centre-120032801136_1.html

http://www.sacw.net/article14279.html

https://www.outlookindia.com/website/story/india-news-this-is-national-emergency-over-200-academics-activists-ask-centre-to-help-migrant-workers/349628

https://www.thecitizen.in/index.php/en/NewsDetail/index/9/18511/200-Citizens-Write-to-Government-for-Immediate-Assistance-to-Migrant-Workers

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/relief-now-an-urgent-appeal-for-immediate-assistance-to-migrant-workers/article31192777.ece

https://www.newsclick.in/Coronavirus-Covid-19-Modi-Government-Relief-Package-Not-Enough-MNREGA-Workers

https://m.timesofindia.com/india/pay-heed-to-condition-of-migrant-workers-economists-activists-tell-centre/amp_articleshow/74868241.cms

https://www.cqai520.com/national/pay-heed-to-condition-of-migrant-workers-economists-activists-tell-centre-india-news/

https://cammeu.com/pay-heed-to-condition-of-migrant-workers-economists-activists-tell-centre-india-news-times-of-india/

https://www.newsr.in/n/India/1zlqy774e3/Pay-heed-to-condition-of-migrant-workers-Economists.htm

https://indianculturalforum.in/2020/03/30/200-citizens-write-to-govt-for-immediate-assistance-to-migrant-workers/

Decoding the Covid-19 Economic Relief Package

On 26th March, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a COVID-19 Economic Relief Package worth 1.7 lakh crore to help the country get through the pandemic. 200 concerned citizens signed an appeal for urgent assistance to migrant workers. Anindita Adhikari decodes the relief package announced by the FM. Source: ScoopWhoop Unscripted