40 crore Indian workers may sink into poverty due to COVID-19: ILO2 min read . Updated: 08 Apr 2020, 10:09 AM IST
- 40 crore workers in the informal economy are at risk of falling deeper into poverty during the corona crisis
- Full or partial lockdown measures are now affecting almost 2.7 billion workers, representing around 81 per cent of the world's workforce
About 40 crore workers in India working in the informal economy are at risk of falling deeper into poverty during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. The International Labour Organisation (ILO) said in a report today that the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting 2.7 billion workers globally due to lockdowns.
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