Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of National Campaign Committee for Central Legislation on Construction Labour (NCC-CL) Vs Union of India & Others dated 19/03/2018 regarding construction workers in the unorganized sector of India.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of National Campaign Committee for Central Legislation on Construction Labour (NCCCL) Vs Union of India & Others dated 30/10/2017 regarding state of construction workers in India. Affidavit filed on behalf of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India reveals the state of affairs with regard to the utilization of cess collected under the Building and Other Construction Workers (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 1996.

This CAG report on Delhi's social sector tabled in the state assembly exposed the poor provision of public services to the residents of Delhi. It came down heavily on the inadequacy in water supply to the city.

CHENANI: The Environment Committee of Legislative Assembly visited Chenani to inspect the measures taken by the executing agency at the construction site of the upcoming tunnel on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway.

Led by the Committee Chairman, Mohammad Yousf Tarigami, the committee members went around the construction site and took stock of the construction activities and environment protection measures taken by the construction agency.

Kerala is heading for a significant phase in its demographic transition with the state moving towards achieving zero population growth rate, which will result in an increase in scarcity of labour.

With a very low fertility rate and stabilising death rate, Kerala is expected to achieve zero population growth rate in 25 to 30 years, a stage indicating the incipient decline of the population, according to the State Urbanisation Report.

If Delhi is building its way towards becoming a "global city" through mammoth infrastructure and construction projects, then what is the story of those people whose work helps put up its massive structures? The role played by women who are employed in the construction of Delhi's megastructures is even more intriguing, for they not only become workers-earners in a vast city but continue to fulfil the role of a mother-wife-householder.

This article analyses the impact of the 2008-09 global economic meltdown on workers in the unorganised sector of the gem polishing and construction industries in Rajasthan. Based on a primary survey, it was found that in the initial phase of the crisis, workers trimmed their spending on their social life. This was followed by a reduction in expenditure on health and education. As the crisis persisted, they were left with little alternative but to cut down expenditure even on essentials like food, shelter, clothing, etc.

Buoyed by the tremendous response evoked by its call to design a

The most important drinking water project for the state capital, Narmada Drinking Water Project, is going slow due to shortage of labourers. According to higher officers, even if the number of labourers has been increased, it will take at least 100 days more to complete the project. The construction agency, Kirloskar Ltd., had promised to complete the work by November 2010.

Even as the Commonwealth Games are projected as a matter of national pride, the daily human indignity suffered by workers at the construction site