Punjab tried to use labourers registered under MNREGA. On an average, there are roughly 70 registered labourers in every village of the state.
Today when the migrant workers need NGOs and labour associations the most, many are missing from action!
By Deepak Mohindra
Charter of demands by Indian Affiliates Council (Building, Construction, Building Materials & Forestry Sector Unions) to Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Minister of Labour (Independent Charge), with copy to Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India:
Its record is attributed to low urbanisation and sparse testing.
Poornima Joshi, The Hindu Business Line