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International Youth Day Celebrated with Homeless Youth

International Youth Day Celebrated with Homeless Youth

Reported by :  Ms. Hemalata Rawat, Officer, Youth Development   New Delhi: IGSSS organised an interface meeting with the migrant and urban homeless youth concerning their issues on the occasion of International Youth Day. These were mostly young people who migrated...
Ensure Shelter to Homeless Workers

Ensure Shelter to Homeless Workers

Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh: Several city-based activists and academicians stressed the need to spread awareness on the rights of migrant workers, as they play a key role in development of the city.   A workshop on the city-level network for homeless residents in the...
Workshop on Unorganised Sector Workers in Jhansi

Workshop on Unorganised Sector Workers in Jhansi

Report by Manisha Kumar, Assitant Manager – Urban Poverty   Jhansi, Madhya Pradesh: IGSSS along with two NGOs – Vigyan Foundation and Hitaishi conducted a situational assessment of unorganised sector workers at six labour posts in Jhansi. The findings of...
Hawkers Union Formed in Kolkata

Hawkers Union Formed in Kolkata

Bidhanagar, Kolkata: IGSSS along with its partner  organisation  Sabuj  Sangha  organised a  meeting to inaugurate the setting  up  of Bidhan  Nagar  Hawker’s Union. The local  union got registered under the Trade Unions Act, 1926. This will enable  them to avail ...
New Framework for Urban Poverty Programme Developed

New Framework for Urban Poverty Programme Developed

Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh: Development organisations from several parts of the country developed a new urban poverty programme framework emphasising on the rights of urban poor and unorganised sector workers.   NGOs from Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal and...
Consultation on Urban Poverty

Consultation on Urban Poverty

Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh: IGSSS organized a Consultation on Urban Poverty and Informal Sector Workers to assess the housing and shelter issues and the status of homeless residents in the cities. IGSSS partner organisations and other like-minded institutions across...
Felicitating Urban Homeless Youth

Felicitating Urban Homeless Youth

’70 homeless urban youth and migrants felicitated after completing vocational training provided by IGSSS’   Delhi: IGSSS organised a felicitation ceremony for the homeless youth who successfully completed their training on Multi Skill Trade, Industrial...
Helpline launched for Urban Homeless

Helpline launched for Urban Homeless

Mumbai: May Day was commemorated by launching a helpline number for the homeless people at St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai. The initiative was launched by BUILD in collaboration with IGSSS.  The helpline for the homeless population is first of its kind in Mumbai.   The...
Legislative Training for Urban Poor

Legislative Training for Urban Poor

Ghaziabad,Uttar Pradesh:A training on legislative procedures was organised for the Community Based Organisations (CBOs), rickshaw pullers and the   slum dwellers on 24th April by IGSSS partner organisation Laxmi.      The discussions focused on making the community...
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