New Delhi, Jun 8 : A two-day virtual conference on "Implications of the Covid-19 Crisis for Labour and Employment in India: Impact, Strategies, and Perspectives" will commence on Monday. The Institute for Human Development (IHD) jointly with the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Indian Society of Labour Economics (ISLE) are organising the two-day virtual conference.
''At this virtual event, distinguished scholars and public personalities will address and discuss the implications of the Covid-19 crisis for work and employment around three broad themes - Impact of Covid-19, Strategies to deal with the Impact, and Perspectives for the future,'' the Institute for Human Development said in a statement.
''This conference aims to identify strategies to combat the situations and discover solutions to unemployment issues," Prof Alakh N Sharma, Director, IHD & Editor, Indian Journal of Labour Economics, said. The two-day virtual event will be held from 1430 hrs to 2000 hrs on June 8, and from 1500 hrs to 2000 hrs on June 9. (UNI)