1. We will introduce reforms in industrial and labour laws to restore the balance between labour and capital to meet our twin goals of full employment and high productivity gains.
  2. We will address the issues of gender discrimination and gender inequality in workplaces and in accessing economic opportunities.
  3. We will ensure that the principle of ‘Same Work, Same Wages’ is enforced in order to prevent discrimination in wages for women.
  4. We will increase the wage under MGNREGA to ₹400 per day. MGNREGA funds and workers may also be deployed to build public assets such as classrooms, libraries and primary health centres.
  5. We will launch an urban employment programme guaranteeing work for the urban poor in reconstruction and renewal of urban infrastructure.
  6. We will make a law to specify and protect the rights of gig workers and unorganised workers and enhance their social security.
  7. We will propose laws to regulate the employment of domestic help and migrant workers, and ensure their basic legal rights.
  8. The list of ration card holders Defending the Constitution be updated in all States immediately and it will be ensured that all ration card holders, including migrant workers, get their rations regularly.
  9. We will expand the PDS coverage based on updated population figures (pending the Census). PDS will include pulses (dal) and cooking oil.
  10. Sufficient funds will be allocated to PDS, ICDS and the Mid-day Meal Scheme to fulfil the mandate of the National Food Security Act, 2013.
  11. We will collaborate with the state governments to open Indira Canteens that will offer subsidised meals as has been done in Karnataka and Rajasthan.
  12. Appoint a second ASHA worker in all villages with a population exceeding 2,500 persons.
  13. Double the number of Anganwadi workers and create an additional 14 lakh jobs.
  14. The Congress guarantees a national minimum wage at ₹400 per day