Documenting the Lack of Labour Rights in India’s Construction Sector

Abstract

This Development Viewpoint reports on research on labour conditions in the organised medium- and large-scale segments of the construction sector in the greater Delhi area. The ESRC-DFID Research Project on “Labour Conditions and the Working Poor in China and India” conducted this research based on direct surveys of construction workers and in-depth interviews and focus-group discussions with key informants in the sector.

This Development Viewpoint draws on research project reports by Professor Ravi Srivastava, who led the fieldwork and survey efforts in the National Capital Region of India.

Citation

Centre for Development Policy and Research. Documenting the Lack of Labour Rights in India’s Construction Sector. Development Viewpoint (2014) Number 80, July 2014, 2 pp.

Documenting the Lack of Labour Rights in India’s Construction Sector

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