Mobile Vaani: Survey of Migrant Workers

GramVaani Community Media (OnionDev Technologies)

Survey of migrant workers  administered through an IVR-based questionnaire consisting of multiple choice questions. It is augmented with voice-reports from various interviews and user contributions.


Key findings from migrant workers: - Only 23% registered under any welfare board - 60-70% have not received any cash transfer support - 85% have no income at all during lockdown - 60% have wanted or tried to go back home - Of those who reached their native places, 50% stayed at quarantine centers, and the rest self-quarantined. 63% of those at quarantine centers report unclean centers or irregular food - 55% of returned migrants plan to work in agriculture
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  • Livelihoods
  • Migration