The Two-Day National Conference on “Unorganised Labour in India: Issues and Challenges” Organised by The Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy held on 9 – 10 March 2023 funded by the IOE (Institute of Eminence) – University of Hyderabad and ICSSR-SRC (South Regional Centre . The conference started with the welcome speech by the convenor of the Conference Dr. J Rani Ratna Prabha (Associate Professor), CSSEIP, University of Hyderabad. Sri. Amit Nirmal (Director General of V. V. Giri Labour Institute, Ministry of Labour, Noida – UP) has delivered a key speech on the “Unorganised Labour in India: challenges facing and issues ” and released the book “Unorganised Labour in India: Issues and Challenges” edited by Dr. J Rani Ratna Prabha.

In this conference, many eminent Professors R. S. Sarraju (Pro-VC), Prof. N. Sudhakar Rao (CSSEIP-Founder), Prof. B. Rajasekhar (Former Pro-VC), Dr. Aseem Prakash from TISS-Hyderabad Campus, Prof. R. Indira, Prof. Ajailu Niumai (Head CSSEIP) Prof. Sreepathi Ramudu, Prof. K Raja Mohan Rao, Prof. G. Nagaraju (Dean Students Welfare) have participated and expressed their views and researches on the concept “Unorganised Labour in India: Issues and Challenges”. There were 11 – Technical Sessions and 3 – Panel Discussions held during this two-day conference. Nearly 100 – Research Scholars from different universities and colleges presented their research at the conference. Nearly 20 – eminent expert scholars participated in the “Panel Discussion” from different universities and different disciplines and delivered lectures on “Unorganised Labour in India: Issues and Challenges”.

The chief guests and professors who participated in the Panel discussion expressed the necessity of this conference. This conference highlighted the challenges and issues faced by unorganized labour in Indian Society. And at the same time, many Research Scholars and professors have shown some solutions like eShram to address the challenges faced by the unorganised labours in India. The conference ended with distributing the Certificates to all the Paper Presenters and facilitating the chief guests.