COVID-19: This is how we can rebuild creative livelihoods in a changed world

An artisan paints an idol of the Hindu Lord Krishna ahead of "Janamashtmi", at a roadside workshop in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad August 28, 2010. The idols will be displayed in temples on the occasion of "Janamashtmi," the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna on September 2. REUTERS/Amit Dave (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION) - GM1E68S1NLX01

The ferocity of the COVID-19 outbreak in India wreaked havoc, pushing those who were surviving precariously to breaking point. Image: REUTERS/Amit Dave

Neelam Chhiber
Co-founder, Industree, Catalyst 2030 India – NASE
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