Activities
 
 
Demonstration on 5 per cent GDP for Social Security at Jantar Mantar on February 26, 2010
Demanding 5% of GDP allocation towards non –discriminatory, non-targeted universal social security, Social Security Now (SSN) organised a demonstration and rally on February 26, 2010 at Jantar Mantar. About 100 people including workers, representatives of workers’ organisations, civil society organisations, people’s movement and others participated in the demonstration.In response to the union budget 2010, SSN members said that the 1000 crore rupees earmarked for social security for unorganised workers is totally inadequate.Read more.
National Convention on Social Security for Unorganised Workers, January 8-10, Patna
The three-day national convention on social security for unorganised workers came to an end on January 10, 2010 with a rally and public meeting on the final day at Patna. The public meeting was attended by over 500 people. The national convention also adopted Patna Declaration on Social Security for unorganised workers. Participants included unorganised workers, workers’ organisations and civil society organisations. ..Read More.
 
SSN Memorandum Demands Amendment to Social Security Act


The Working Group Members of Social Security Now – a national campaign for comprehensive social security for unorganised and informal workers in India – met Honourable Labour Minister Mr. Harish Rawat on July 29, 2009 and submitted a memorandum demanding amendments to the Unorganised Workers Social Security Act, 2008. The memorandum called the immediate attention of the UPA government into the glaring gaps and contradictions in the Unorganised Workers’ Social Security Act, 2008. 

Memorandum to the Honourable Labour Minister, Government of India

 
 
"Yei Kaisi Aazadi Hei": Social Security Now Dedicates Jagjit Singh Song to the People of India

Yei Kaisi Aazadi Hei" (What freedom is this?) the music video was dedicated to the people of India by Dr. Shanti Patel, a veteran freedom fighter and ex mayor of Mumbai, on 21 October 2008, at the ISKON Convention Centre, Juhu, Mumbai. This video was initiated by Social Security Now, a campaign for securing social security as a right of the Indian workforce, and has been made available to all to use the song and video adaptation for circulation, education and campaigning for social security...Read More..
 
Video: "Yei Kaisi Aazadi Hei"
 
 
State Level Consultative Meeting, Patna
 
On May 9, a consultative meeting of 'Social Security Now' was held at the Scada Business Center under the aegis of the Bihar chapter. This meeting was organised by Nidan.

The agenda of the meeting was "Unorganised Workers Social Security Act, 2008"

The meeting was presided over by the renowned journalist and social activist U N Mishra. Ranjan Kumar, Director, Nidan delivered the welcome note and Vijoy Kant contextualised the subject matter of the meeting..Read More..
 
 
SSN Delegation met Rahul Gandhi

A delegation of 'Social Security Now' consisting of Shri Korivi Vinay Kumar (National Federation for Dalit Land Rights) Andhra Pradesh, Raju Bhise (YUVA) Maharashtra, Tularam Sharma (UP Gramin Mazdoor Sangathan) Uttar Pradesh, Pradumn (Indian Social Institute) Assam, Paul (Swaraj CECODECON) Rajasthan, J John (Social Security Now & CEC) Delhi and R S Tiwari (Social Security Now ) met Shri Rahul Gandhi, General Secretary of Congress on September 15, 2008 at his residences in pursuance of comprehensive Social Security legislation for unorganized workers..Read More..
 
 

 

 
 

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