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