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. 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.

  2. 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.

  2. India: Decent Work Country Programme for 2018-2022

    20 November 2018

    This country strategy is led by the ILO and its tripartite constituents. It sets out ILO’s programme in India which is aligned to national priorities and the UN 2030 agenda.

  3. From principles to practice: A method for identifying income sufficiency when applying International Legal Standards

    30 October 2018

    Is access to sufficient level of income required for social protection, and if so at what level? Although ILO Conventions and Recommendations make reference to income standards, much about them has been left unspecified.

  4. Recommendation No. 205 on Employment and Decent Work for Peace and Resilience: What Role for Trade Unions?

    12 October 2018

    This policy brief aims at assisting workers’ organisations in positioning themselves with regard to conflicts and disasters, in particular, with regard to the generation of employment and decent work for the purpose of prevention, recovery, peace, and resilience with respect to crisis situations arising from both conflicts and disasters.

  5. Game changers: Women and the future of work in Asia and the Pacific

    26 September 2018

    The report examines the situation of women in the region and analyses progress and obstacles in terms of gender equality in the world of work.

  6. Brief Summary- International Labour Migration Statistics

    20 September 2018

  7. International labour migration statistics in South Asia: Establishing a subregional database and improving data collection for evidence-based policy-making

    20 September 2018

    This report provides a comprehensive analysis of statistics related to labour migration from South Asia. It also includes conversations on developments and trends in labour migration, migrant worker attributes, and associated thematic areas in the sub-region.

  8. Universal Basic Income proposals in light of ILO standards: Key issues and global costing

    30 August 2018

  9. India Wage Report: Wage policies for decent work and inclusive growth

    20 August 2018

    This report provides an overview of recent trends in wages, including wage gaps between different categories of workers, gender wage gaps, wages by sector and occupation, and trends in wage inequality. It analyses the existing market labour institutions and framework; particularly focussing on minimum wages and collective bargaining, and also suggests some policy-oriented recommendations.

  10. Labour migration, skills development and the future of work in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries

    20 July 2018

    This paper maps in broad terms the present and future demand for migrant workers in the GCC countries, particularly those from Asian countries of origin, by highlighting key trends as well as the complex government challenges, constraints, and responses in a globalized world.

  11. Women in leadership and management in public sector undertakings in India

    19 June 2018

    This study is part of ILO’s Bureau for Employers’ Activities (ACT/EMP) global initiative on women in business and management.

  12. India Labour Migration Update 2018

    06 June 2018

    This document gives a snapshot on the labour migration trends of India.

  13. Emerging technologies and the future of work in India

    02 June 2018

    The study emphasizes the socio-political dimensions of technological trajectories and their impact in India.

  14. The ILO MNE Declaration: What’s in it for Workers?

    01 May 2018

    The ILO Tripartite Declaration of Principles Concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy (MNE Declaration) was negotiated and adopted by governments, employers and workers in 1977. It is the only ILO instrument that provides direct guidance on how companies can contribute to the realization of decent work for all and highlights the central role of freedom of association and collective bargaining as well as industrial relations and social dialogue.

  15. Technological change and employment: Creative destruction

    12 March 2018

    This paper discusses the impact of technological change on employment on the basis of an examination of economic trends rather than an extrapolation of technical possibilities, in the context of developing economies.

  16. Mapping State Interventions for International Labour Migration from India

    01 March 2018

    This background paper, commissioned by the ILO, is an attempt to understand the institutional mechanisms and frameworks for migration governance being developed and modified at the state level.

  17. India Labour Migration Update, March 2018

    01 March 2018

    This document gives a snapshot on the labour migration trends of India.

  18. SCORE Phase III - Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises Programme

    26 February 2018

    Provides an overview of SCORE in India.