Social safety net programme

Region: South Asia
Country: India - Andhra Pradesh

Alongside its support for Andhra Pradesh's ground-breaking privatization programme, ASI set up the Social Safety Net Programme (SSNP), designed to mitigate the negative labour impacts of the reforms, though counsellig and retraining.  The programme received plaudits across India from various sources, including state governments, donors, the private sector, the press and workers.

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An ASI staffer visits one of the project's retraining programmes