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Pandemic crisis and economy: Adopting a Gandhian-Buddhist economic approach need of the hour

Pandemic crisis and economy: Adopting a Gandhian-Buddhist economic approach need of the hour .The economic and social costs of the pandemic are worrisome: Businesses, farming activities and even normal day to day life have been badly hit. When human interventions cross the limit, they can break the natural equilibrium. Shrinking forest cover, over depletion of natural resources, unlimited mining and quarrying have all taken a toll on our ecosystem.

Covid-19 impact: Nearly half of the global workforce at risk of losing livelihoods

The continued sharp decline in working hours globally due to the COVID-19 outbreak means that 1.6 billion workers in the informal economy – that is nearly half of the global workforce – stand in immediate danger of having their livelihoods destroyed, warns the International Labour Organization.

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