- Industrial sector workers largely insecure, underpaid: Survey, published by The New Indian Express
- Technically, even economic recovery is faltering, if you see the signs, published by The Federal
- Labour rights have worsened post-lockdown, published by IDR
- Fired for taking a day off, published by IDR
- Poor tech design hampers schemes, published in Civil Society
- How has NREGA fared during lockdown?, published in IDR
- Nutrition security issues created due to a disruption in the mid-day meals and Aanganwadi provisions – ranging between 68% to 77% of school or Aanganwadi going children have not received any cooked meals, or take-home ration, or the equivalent cash transfers
- Problems related to availing Ujjawala scheme benefits – with no feedback on application status, pending payments, and lack of clarity on grievance redressal procedures, people are still using traditional fuels for cooking
- Problems that people are facing due to floods in Bihar – with roads disappearing, crops destroyed, livestock either dead or being sold away in distress, and significant problems of access to drinking water.
- Our Welfare System is Broken, published by IDR
- No Documents, No Benefits: How India’s Invisible Workforce Is Left To Fend For Itself, published by India Spend
- Technologies that disempower: design flaws in technologies used for the delivery of social protection measures in India, published in ACM Interactions
- Empowering vulnerable communities to deal with the secondary impacts of COVID-19 through audio-based phone communication published by the Hygiene Hub coordinated by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
- With schools closed and mid-day meals not available for children, concerns rise on child malnutrition. Alternatives with take home ration or cash transfers to families, do not seem to be working well.
- Issues faced by disabled people in access to ration, pension, smartphones for education, and all because they are not a vote bank as yet?
- Problems with access to ration still remains, new ration cards are not operational as yet, protests against ration dealers happen every other day, where are all the grains disappearing?
- So much need for MNREGA but people face problems in getting job-cards, they need assistance in demanding for work, and in following-up for their full payments.
- How can online education succeed with problems in Internet access, inability of people to afford smartphones, and especially when many parents are out of work?
- An article about the challenges that children are facing with online education in rural areas, has been published at Junputh.
- An article about challenges faced by disabled people during the 2020 lockdown has also been published at Junputh.
- Lockdown stories from the Hindi heartland highlight gaps in public services that need fixing, published in Scroll
- Learning to Listen: Building an Empathetic State, published in The India Forum
Survey suggests worker hunger: Voice messages highlight poignant aspects of lockdown, published in The Telegraph
Financial Support Not Reaching Those In Need: 3-State Survey, published in India Spend
No Ration, No Pension, No Benefits: How Covid-19 Lockdown Crippled Over 50% in Bihar, Jharkhand & MP, published in News 18,
COVID19 audio archive: Desperate times, distress calls and suicidal thoughts, published in 101 Reporters,
Coronavirus Outbreak: Are the COVID-19 schemes introduced by the Indian government working for the rural poor?, published in First Post.
- ‘What Covid-19 Means To Us’:Voices from the Indian Hinterland, published in The India Forum
Majority in rural India have no savings to buffer against COVID-19 impact, finds survey, published in Free Press Journal, based on our survey in partnership with 101 Reporters