Projects

The ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team for South Asia and Country Office for India (DWT/CO-New Delhi) operates a wide range of programmes and projects in the sub-region focusing on relief and development challenges. Details of each programme and project can be found below.

2014

  1. Formalizing Employment in Domestic Work: Converging Systems for Decent Work for Domestic Workers

    1 August 2014 - 25 December 2016

    ILO is taking a sector-based approach to achieve legal recognition, social security provisions, and organizational rights for the domestic workers, and eventually to formalize the employment relationship in domestic work sector.

  2. Building a Social Protection Floor (SPF) in India

    1 June 2014 - 31 December 2015

    The project aims to enable ILO’s tripartite partners to develop policies to expand or reorient the existing social security provisions and schemes to benefit more people.

  3. Strengthening Labour Administration and Labour Inspection Services in India

    1 May 2014 - 31 December 2015

    Through this Norwegian-funded project, the ILO is assisting constituents in India to strengthen and modernize their labour administration and inspection to enhance their overall effectiveness and impact.

2013

  1. SCORE Phase II - Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises Programme

    1 October 2013 - 31 December 2017

    The overall objective of the programme is to assist Small & Medium Enterprises to become more sustainable through being cleaner, more productive and competitive, and contribute in creation of more and better quality jobs in the economy.

  2. SCORE Phase II - Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises Programme

    1 October 2013 - 31 December 2017

    The overall objective of the programme is to assist Small & Medium Enterprises to become more sustainable through being cleaner, more productive and competitive, and contribute in creation of more and better quality jobs in the economy.

  3. Promoting the Effective Governance of Labour Migration from South Asia through Actions on Labour Market Information, Protection during Recruitment and Employment, Skills and Development Impact

    1 June 2013 - 30 September 2016

    The Project aims to promote the management of labour migration from South Asia, to ensure effective protection of the rights of vulnerable migrant workers, enhance the development impact of labour migration and reduce irregular flows.

  4. ILO-DFID Partnership Programme on Fair Recruitment and Decent Work for Women Migrant Workers in South Asia and the Middle East "Work in Freedom"

    20 April 2013 - 31 July 2018

    The Work in Freedom is an integrated programme to support mobility by choice among women and girls from destination countries (India, Bangladesh and Nepal) to decent jobs with safety and dignity of workers in destination countries (India, Lebanon and Jordan) through fair recruitment processes.

  5. ILO-DFID Partnership Programme on Fair Recruitment and Decent Work for Women Migrant Workers in South Asia and the Middle East - NEPAL

    20 April 2013 - 31 July 2018

    The Programme, known as “Work in Freedom”, aims to prevent trafficking of women and girls from Bangladesh, India and Nepal as migrant workers in major destination countries (India, Jordan, and Lebanon). It will empower women and girls economically and socially, ensuring decent work conditions and better wages at both origin and destination countries.

2012

  1. ILO / World Bank / Government of India Agreement – Technical Support on Rural Roads Maintenance

    1 October 2012 - 31 July 2016

    The ILO will provide technical assistance for developing and launching innovative and sustainable employment intensive rural roads maintenance systems for the project.

  2. Promoting Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment in the World of Work in Brazil, Angola, South Africa India, China (BASIC)

    1 May 2012 - 31 March 2014

    This project aims to tackle sex-based discrimination and promote workplaces where women and men enjoy equal rights and respect, as well as equal opportunities and treatment.

  3. Way Out of Informality: Facilitating Formalization of the Informal Economy in South Asia

    1 June 2012 - 30 June 2017

    The project aims to facilitate the formalization of some selected sectors in the informal economy and support the discouragement of informalisation of jobs and enterprises in the formal economy.