There are 140 million migrant workers in India who are forced to migrate due
to lack of livelihood opportunities at home. Poor working conditions, long working hours, lack of water,
sanitation or safety equipment and forced labour are perennial problems faced by the migrant workers and their
For the last 15 years, Jan Sahas has been working intensively with 1 million+ migrant communities to ensure their social protection and safe migration. Jan Sahas’s PR-3 model ensures reduction in prevalence of forced labour conditions by ensuring prevention ( raising awareness within the communities and ensuring access to social security schemes), response (technology based tracking of migrant workers and immediate case based assistance), rehabilitation (connecting to welfare measures) and system reform (working with government departments and private bodies for large scale policy and practice reforms).
In the year 2020 we anchored the formation of the Migrants Resilience Collaborative (MRC), a grassroots-led multi-stakeholder collaborative of nonprofit, philanthropic, and private sector actors focused on ensuring safety, security, and mobility for vulnerable migrant families across India. Over the next 3 years, MRC aims to enable equitable recovery of 10 million workers and their families in 100 districts and cities.
Mazdoor Helpline - 18002000211
The Migrants Resilience Collaborative runs a toll-free helpline to support migrant workers. Migrant workers and their families can call on this helpline. free of cost, in case of disputes, emergencies, as well as to gain information around social security benefits.