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Friday, May 14, 2021

S Irudaya Rajan

Professor S Irudaya Rajan of Centre for Development Studies, Kerala, led the Kerala Migration Study 2018

Vaccination of migrant workers must be prioritised
Thu, Apr 22, 2021

It is painful to see that migrants are still not being prioritised for vaccination drives even when specialised drives for various age groups have started.

An Expert Explains: What is the future of migration from Kerala?
Fri, May 01, 2020

Post COVID-19, Kerala stares at the prospect of large-scale return migration from the Gulf. Scholar who led Kerala Migration Survey looks at trends, possibilities.

Virus and the migrant: India-Gulf region is second largest migration corridor, must not be blocked
Tue, Mar 17, 2020

The government must take up this issue with the relevant authorities in Kuwait to facilitate the smooth return of Indians after the travel ban is lifted.

Migration studies need to put in perspective changing patterns of movement
Wed, Dec 18, 2019

Of late, there have been changes in the destination choices of Indian migrants. The preference seems to be for non-Anglophone countries despite the integration challenges.

Citizenship Amendment Bill carries the danger of making discrimination a formal part of India’s refugee policy
Thu, Jul 25, 2019

The religious undertone of this exercise is problematic. By explicitly naming the religions getting exemptions, the Bill flouts the fundamental right to equality enshrined in Article 14 of the Constitution.

Emigration down, Kerala needs to move on from remittance economy
Wed, Sep 19, 2018

An Expert Explains: The economic boom within the Gulf countries gave migration a considerable boost, reaching its peak in terms of both numbers and remittances.