A year has passed since India imposed one of world’s harshest lockdowns in response to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Shortly afterwards, the nation as well as the global community witnessed one of the most unprecedented phenomena that caused misery of unimaginable scale to millions of poor migrant workers. Odisha Dialogues┬áin collaboration with Harsha Trust holds a special webinar on two empirical studies that were conducted to assess the state of returnee migrant workers of Odisha and how they coped with the crisis.