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  • Aditi Surie

Pandemic Exposure: ‘Platform’ Infrastructure in Public Use in India

The COVID19 lockdowns have created a petri-dish of experiments in the public distribution of food and, experiences of hunger for India. All scales of government racing to find ways of feeding their constituents. Delivery and intra-city logistics platforms have played multiple roles in these experiments.

In this flux of broken public infrastructure and private efficiencies, what happens to the labouring bodies of platform service providers? I write for University of Oxford's Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) blog on what it means to be a platform worker working for city authorities in the middle of a pandemic.

Read the piece here.

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