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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2023

  1. Promoting decent work in India: October - December 2023

    31 December 2023

  2. Care Economy Workshop Summary Report

    16 October 2023

  3. Cooperation and Dialogue on Migration and Mobility – Phase II

    16 October 2023

  4. Infographics: Project overview and photo results

    16 October 2023

    This infographic provides an overview of PSEI project and its impact.

  5. Infographics: Project overview and results

    16 October 2023

    This infographic provides an overview of PSEI project and its impact.

  6. FDI and private sector-led local development strategies for sustainable growth and more and better quality jobs

    16 October 2023

    The report is produced by the development cooperation project ‘Promoting Sustainable Enterprises in India’ (PSEI) funded by Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA). This study proposes to discuss and recommend policies and actions that may promote economic diversification and employment generation through private sector investments, with a special focus on foreign direct investment (FDI).

  7. Promoting decent work in India: July - September 2023

    30 September 2023

  8. 100 years of social protection: The road to universal social protection systems and floors

    15 September 2023

    Volume 2: 52 country cases

  9. Innovative approaches to protect the rights of women migrant workers and tackle forced labour: Lessons from the Work in Freedom programme (2013–23)

    28 July 2023

    This brief provides a short summary of the Work in Freedom programme outreach and activities conducted to tackle forced labour and trafficking with the key lessons it generated over the ten-year period (2013-23) of its implementation.

  10. Labor migration in Asia: Changing profiles and processes

    03 July 2023

    The report describes labour migration trends and policy needs in Asia after the lifting of strict entry and cross-border controls imposed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  11. Comprehensive mapping and assessment of reintegration measures in South Asian Colombo process Member States

    03 July 2023

    This report has been jointly commissioned by ILO and IOM under the Governance of Labour Migration in South and Southeast Asia (GOALS) programme in collaboration with UN-Women and seeks to map out and assess the nature and gaps in the reintegration support provided to returnee migrant workers from five South Asian Colombo Process member States: Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

  12. Promoting decent work in India: April to June 2023

    30 June 2023

  13. India - Technology in public employment services to promote youth employment

    30 June 2023

    This country profile on technology in public employment services (PES) for youth is part of the ILO (2023) report on Technology in public employment services to promote youth employment in Asia and the Pacific. The report provides insights into how PES in Asia-Pacific are digitally transforming and how they are using technology to support youth in the labour market.

  14. Technology in public employment services to promote youth employment in Asia and the Pacific

    30 June 2023

    This report provides insights into how public employment services in Asia-Pacific are digitally transforming and how they are using technology to support youth in the labour market.

  15. The social life of industrial disputes: Exploring workers-centred industrial relations in India’s garment labour regime

    06 June 2023

    This report describes the nature of labour relations from a perspective of worker grievances in three garment production clusters of India, namely the National Capital Region, Bengaluru and Tiruppur. It establishes a connection between the evolution of regional labour regimes and the social history of industrial relations and grievances in these three clusters. The report is an important reference to understand the understand differences and commonalities of working and living conditions of garment workers across these locations.

  16. BRICS-ILO Cooperation

    02 May 2023

    An overview of recent collaboration on development cooperation between governments, social partners, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and private partners from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (the BRICS) and the International Labour Organization (ILO).

  17. Value chain analysis of the food processing sector in Andhra Pradesh and Odisha

    17 April 2023

    The report is produced by the development cooperation project ‘Promoting Sustainable Enterprises in India’ (PSEI) and aims at enriching knowledge of various market actors in the food processing sector in the two states for evidence-based design and implementation of sectoral policy initiatives.

  18. Promoting decent work in India: January to March 2023

    31 March 2023

    This is the first quarterly update of the ILO’s activities after the launch of its new Decent Work Country Programme for India – 2023-27.

  19. Green jobs and just transition policy readiness assessment in India

    23 March 2023

    The ILO as part of PAGE India project activities undertook a Green Jobs Policy Readiness Assessment, to develop a baseline perspective of the current green jobs and just transition policy frameworks in India. This policy brief captures the key findings and recommendations of the assessment.

  20. Good practices in apprenticeships in India: Challenges and opportunities

    17 March 2023

    This report was compiled under the ILO’s research project – Apprenticeship Development for Universal Lifelong Learning and Training (ADULT) – funded by the Government of Flanders. The project aims to explore how apprenticeship systems are being modernised and transformed to promote and enable lifelong learning and decent work for youth, adults, and older workers (both employed and unemployed). The country-level report “Good practices in apprenticeships in India: Challenges and opportunities” has been produced by the ILO as part of the ADULT project. It provides the overview of the apprenticeship system in India and discuss in detail the various reforms undertaken to promote apprenticeship in the country. With the help of primary research conducted as part of the report, new ideas and policy options have been evolved which enables lifelong learning mainstreaming apprenticeship in the TVET system of the country.