Congress promises a fair deal to the crores of workers and the self-employed who toil every day in the unorganised and informal sector.

  1. We will encourage and support micro and small enterprises that collectivise unorganised sector workers including waste pickers and scrap collectors.
  2. Congress will ensure that notified minimum wages are paid to workers in the unorganised sector.
  3. Congress will ratify ILO Convention 87 (Freedom of Association) and ILO Convention 98 (Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining).
  4. The Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Act, 2014 will be implemented in letter and spirit.
  5. Congress will guarantee portability for the ration card possessed by a migrant worker and the right to access ration articles at their place of work.
  6. Congress promises to establish Aajeevika Kendras (Livelihood Centres) in all major cities and towns where a migrant worker may register himself/herself in order to:
    • Access government services;
    • Access basic healthcare;
    • Access crèches and schools for his or her children;
    • Access skill development and training centres; and,
    • Access legal services.
  • KAAM

    Employment And Growth

  • DAAM

    An Economy That
    Works For All


    Pride In Our Hard
    And Soft Power


    A Life Of
    Dignity For All


    Governance, Transparency And Accountability


    Self Esteem For
    The Deprived