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Informal Waste Workers: The Issue of Formalisation

Authored by - Kashika Chadha

Edited by - Kausumi Saha


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This issue brief aims to understand the provisions to formalise the work of informal waste workers in India. It looks at the relevant policy actions and tries to identify existing gaps in the implementation of such actions. It also dwells briefly on the socio-economic precarity that is the primary feature of the work and lives of waste workers in India.

Paper cover photo courtesy Pallavi Gaur. Photo part of the SPRF Photo Archive Project. See full essay here.

Website cover photo courtesy Sayan Hazra. Photo part of the SPRF Photo Archive Project. See full essay here.

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