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Book Talk – The Migration-Development Regime: How Class Shapes Indian Emigration by Dr.Rina Agarwala 

Registration started for the Eighth Batch of Techniques and Analysis in Migration Research which will be commensed on June 1, 2023



Kerala Migration Survey 2023 takes place through Gulati Institute of Finance and Taxation under the direction of Dr. S. Irudaya Rajan, Visiting Fellow, GIFT and Chair, IIMAD which is funded by the Government of Kerala.

Our Founder President Dr. K.C. Zachariah departed us on 17th January 2023. 

Chair is part of both Jharkhand Migration Survey 2023 (10000 households) and Odisha Migration Survey 2023 (15000 households)


International Migration / Internal Migration / Health

Registering benefits: A future path of action for self-employed workers

Published on May 18, 2021


A number of these self-employed workers lack of any social or economic safety net. This was especially exemplified during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis where self-employed and informal workers, who are made up significantly of migrant workers, are bereft of family welfare support or health benefits and left without recourse to provide during lockdown (betrayed by employers) except by trying to return home (reverse migration) at all costs – often with tragic consequences.