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Tuhin Mukharjee is a Management Professor & Corporate Trainer MBA, PG-SCM, Six Sigma & Analytics located in Kolkata , West Bengal , India. He is an astute professional with more than 15 years experience in blue-chip corporations. He is an expert in coaching, mentoring, corporate training & corporate consulting. His experience spans over many sectors including education, hospitality, and banking.

COVID-19 and the Social Economy – by Tuhin Mukharjee

Economic Impact of COVID-19

COVID-19 has led to a dramatic loss of human life worldwide and presents an unprecedented challenge to public health, food systems and the world of work. It has had a devastating effect on our social economy, public health & monetary system. Millions of people are at risk of falling into extreme poverty, while the number of undernourished people, currently estimated at nearly 690 million, could increase by 132 million or more by the end of the year.

Half of the world’s 3.3 billion global workforce are at risk of losing their livelihoods. Workforce caregivers  facing biggest challenge of survival & informal economy workers are particularly vulnerable because they lack social protection, access to quality health care and have lost access to productive assets. They are lacking proper nutrition, secure jobs & cannot access  health care faculties.

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