Publications

The ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team and Country Office for India (DWT/CO-New Delhi) publishes a wide range of books, reports, working papers, training manuals, CD-ROMs, videos and flash movies. Some of these can be downloaded directly. Others can be requested or hard copies purchased from the ILO Communication & Information Unit in New Delhi or by email.

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2019

  1. A brochure on EU-India Cooperation and Dialogue on Migration and Mobility

    14 October 2019

    Brochure developed to provide brief about the project’s objective of contributing towards better governance of migration and mobility between the EU and India.

  2. Infographics on EU-India migration data

    11 October 2019

    This infographic provides an overview on the migration governance structure in EU and India.

  3. Joint Declaration on a Common Agenda on Migration and Mobility between India and the European Union and its Member States.

    11 October 2019

    At the 13th India-EU Summit in Brussels in 2016, the India-EU Agenda for Action 2020 was endorsed as a common roadmap to guide and strengthen the strategic partnership. This included the establishment of the Common Agenda on Migration and Mobility (CAMM) as a framework for cooperation on migration.

  4. Report: Damage, loss and needs assessment: Odisha (India)

    09 September 2019

    In response to the disaster situation caused by Cyclone Fani in Odisha in 2019, a damage, loss and needs assessment was undertaken in the State with the support of the UN, the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank.

  5. Workers’ Guide to Employment and Decent Work for Peace and Resilience Recommendation (No. 205)

    28 August 2019

    Through this Workers’ Guide, the ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) provides information and guidance on how trade unions can ensure the implementation of this new global tool to their advantage. It is intended to serve as a valuable reference to workers’ organizations on the provisions of Recommendation No. 205.

  6. The handbook for the integration of Indians in Italy

    06 August 2019

    A guide developed by the ILO for Indian migrants living in Italy containing useful information on rights and resources. Available in English, Hindi and Punjabi.

  7. Resource Manual for Peer Educators of Enterprises on TB and HIV/AIDS Workplace Programmes

    17 July 2019

    A training manual for peer educators in enterprises, to create awareness amongst workers, address stigma and discrimination and promote early diagnosis and treatment for TB and HIV and related illnesses.

  8. A review of the consequences of the Indian minimum wage on Indian wages and employment

    04 June 2019

    Minimum wage policy has gained momentum and many countries have strengthened their minimum wage systems to address working poverty and inequality. As part of this development, it is important to look at the implications of minimum wage policy on wages and employment. The paper looks at the literature that analyses the aforementioned relationship in the Indian context.

  9. Work Improvement for Safe Home: Action manual for improving safety and health of E-waste workers

    29 May 2019

    An illustrated manual that aims to assist e-waste workers in improving their safety, health and productivity and shows many low-cost ideas that e-waste workers can easily adopt by using locally-available materials.

  10. Women in Business and Management in India

    22 May 2019

  11. Compendium of good management practices in the ready-made garments sector

    15 May 2019

    This manual presents 50 good management practices to improve productivity and working conditions in ready-made garment (RMG) factories for enhanced global competitiveness

  12. Employment Scenario in Afghanistan from 2007-08 to 2013-14

    31 March 2019

    This working paper examines the employment situation in Afghanistan from 2007 to 2014.

  13. A Training Manual for Enterprises on HIV/AIDS Workplace Policy and Programmes and Public Private Partnerships

    15 March 2019

    This training manual provides guidelines for enterprises to create awareness amongst workers, address stigma and discrimination and implement workplace policy on HIV and AIDS.

  14. Statement of Commitment of Indian Employers’ Organizations on addressing TB and HIV in the world of work

    12 March 2019

    Statement issued at the round table organized by ILO’s ‘Strengthening the World of Work Response To TB and HIV in India’ programme.

  15. The ILO in India

    01 March 2019

    This fact sheet gives an overview of the key ILO activities in India.

  16. Exports to jobs: Boosting the gains from trade in South Asia

    26 February 2019

    The report, jointly produced by the World Bank and the International Labour Organization (ILO), breaks new ground in examining the impact of exports on local labor markets in South Asia.

  17. Lessons Learned by the Work in Freedom programme

    12 February 2019

    This is a working document which captures lessons learnt by ILO's Work in Freedom Programme during its implementation in five countries: India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Jordan and Lebanon.

  18. Summary: Post-disaster needs assessment: Kerala (India)

    08 January 2019

    In response to the disaster situation in Kerala in 2018, the Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) was undertaken in the State. The PDNA is a global methodology developed by the UN, the World Bank and the European Union to assess damage and loss in the wake of disaster and to recommend the recovery needs and strategies. This is the summary of the report.

  19. Report: Post-disaster needs assessment: Kerala (India)

    08 January 2019

    In response to the disaster situation in Kerala in 2018, the Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) was undertaken in the State. The PDNA is a global methodology developed by the UN, the World Bank and the European Union to assess damage and loss in the wake of disaster and to recommend the recovery needs and strategies.

2018

  1. A Review of Industrial Relations in the Garment Sector in Gurugram

    01 December 2018

    Industrial relations shed light on the development challenges of specific occupational sectors and the locations in which they are documented. The peaceful resolution of labour disputes underpins decent work and sustainable development, and tension and violence foster an environment that is unconducive to sustainable business and decent work. This report describes industrial relations in Gurugram’s garment sector.