MIGRATION ATLAS OF INDIA

According to the Census of India (2011), the number of migrant workers in India is around 139 million. Among this estimate, maximum migrants are from Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, and West Bengal which includes both inter-state and intra-state migration.

 

In reality, these large sums of migrant workers are 'Nowhere People'. The laws, policies, schemes, and institutions been made to protect their 'Rights and Dignity' have locked down much before the political reality of Today.

 

Ekta Parishad's primary focus is to raise the voices for these 'Unheard'.

 

MAP OF LABOR STUCK DURING CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN

STATES WITH THE HIGHEST NO. OF MIGRATED LABOR DURING COVID-19

TOP 5 STATES WITH HIGHEST NO.

OF MIGRATED LABOR

LABOR MIGRATED FROM

MADHYA PRADESH

LABOR MIGRATED FROM

MANIPUR

LABOR MIGRATED FROM

BIHAR

LABOR MIGRATED FROM

ODISHA

LABOR MIGRATED FROM

ASSAM

 

KEY FACTS ABOUT MIGRANT LABOR STUCK DURING LOCKDOWN

*This is a crowdfunded database and is in no way exhaustive. It is based on the information provided by our on-field contacts through Google Forms. We do not take the entire responsibility for the accuracy of this information, especially since some migrant labor is moving towards their homes. While using this data, please conduct your research and verify w.r.t local and state governments, user discretion is advised.

 
 

COVID-19 MIGRANT LABOR

RELIEF RESPONSE 

Ekta Parishad, with the assistance of its generous supporters, has been supporting the migrant labor stuck due to lockdown with food and ration. If you'd like to support our COVID-19 relief efforts, write to us.

 

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*Photograph shared from the migrated labour camp due to Coronavirus Lockdown
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