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Condition of women workers in the unorganised sector in Varanasi city

Abhishek Gopal

Condition of women workers in the unorganised sector in Varanasi city

by Abhishek Gopal

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Published by Centre for Women"s Studies & Development, Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women employees -- India -- Vārānasi (Uttar Pradesh) -- Economic conditions,
  • Women employees -- India -- Vārānasi (Uttar Pradesh) -- Social conditions,
  • Informal sector (Economics) -- India -- Vārānasi (Uttar Pradesh)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [111]-112).

    StatementAbhishek Gopal.
    SeriesRetrieving the real: women in contemporary India
    ContributionsBanaras Hindu University. Centre for Women"s Studies and Development.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD6190.A-ZV(H5)+
    The Physical Object
    Pagination118 p. ;
    Number of Pages118
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23930647M
    LC Control Number2009346925

    Report of the Committee on Unorganised Sector Statistics National Statistical Commission Government of India February Preface Indian economy has preponderance of informal and unorganised sector both in terms of number of workers and enterprises. This segment of economy has inbuilt vulnerabilities, and the study of File Size: KB.   While the Budget Session of Parliament is going on, a large number of rural and urban workers from the unorganised sector, including elderly women and men, farmers, labourers, domestic workers, waste-.

    NALSA (Legal Services to the Workers in the Unorganized Sector) Scheme, Q. What is the back ground which necessitated framing of this scheme? One of the major characteristics of the Indian economy is the contribution of a vast majority of labour employed in the unorganised sector. The economic survey of India () and National.   Lawyers Magazine. The Unorganised Workers’ Social Security Act, (Act 33 of ) —A Critique. There is general dissatisfaction bordering on serious discontent among the vast masses of unorganised labour about the contents of the recently enacted The Unorganised Sector Workers’ Act, (Act 33 of ) as also the manner in which the law had been Author: T S Sankaran.

    Ø unpaid Women Workers and unpaid Family members engaged in household or other family occupations. Further defining 'unorganised sector' as establishments that employ less than 10 workers, is unreasonable and amounts to arbitrariness. Under section 2(l) the term "Unorganised Sector" restricts the coverage to those enterprises employing workers who. of contract workers for housekeep-ing, gardening, outsourcing engage-ments like data entry, etc. Indian unorganised sector contributes to 60 per cent of national economic output. Around 70 per cent of the unorganised labour force is placed in the rural sector and an estimated million is in agricultural sector. Women constitute around 30 per.


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Condition of women workers in the unorganised sector in Varanasi city by Abhishek Gopal Download PDF EPUB FB2

Most of the women are found to be employed in agricultural activities and in the unorganised sector. The employment of women is high in the unorganised sector such as part time helpers in households, construction center, tanneries (setting, parting.

which women workers enjoy the same opportunities as men. According to the census about 96% of women workers in India are in unorganized sector.

The women unorganized sector are facing so many problems: 1. Lack of education: Illiteracy is the biggest problem because they do not get time to educate themselves. The present paper is an initiative to understand the various dynamics related to workers in organized and unorganized sector.

The objectives of the. the unorganised sector. Women workers in the unorganized sector consist of the most vulnerable working segments in society.

UNORGANIZED SECTOR The backbone of Indian economy is the unorganised sector. Predominance of unorganised sector and informal employment has been the central feature of Indian economy, for the past several Size: KB. The proportion of non-agricultural worker in the unorganized sector rose from 32% to 36% between and In non-agriculture sector, 72% of the workforce is in unorganized nature.

In non-agricultural workers, 50% of the workforce is struggling in Production, Transport and related activities (Reference: Fig. V, Annexure A). The position of women in the unorganised sector has been poor. The ShramShakti Report (IIa Bhatt Commision) has brought out comprehensively the nature of self-employment taken up by women in this sector and has offered several suggestions for both men and women workers in this sector.

The existingFile Size: 1MB. The term ‘unorganized worker’ is defined in India under Section 2(m) of the Unorganized Workers Social Security Act, An unorganised worker is a home-based worker or a self-employed worker or a wage worker in the unorganized sector and includes a worker in the organized sector who is not covered by any of the Acts pertaining to welfare Schemes as mentioned in.

organised and unorganised sector in the country was of the order of crore. Out of this, about crore were in the organised sector and the balance crore in the unorganised sector. Out of crore workers in the unorganised sector, crore workers were employed in agricultural sector, crore in construction, and the.

Women are more employed in unorganised sector than organised sector. The highly restrictive culture of Indian society has been a major factor for low participation of women in public sector. Consequently 90 per cent of female forces are engaged in unorganised sector (The World Bank, ).Women are predominately, engaged in agricultural andFile Size: KB.

elasticity of domestic women workers from the own income. Is only and Key Word: Unorganised sector, Domestic W orker, Poverty. Introduction Women are often described as the better half of man. More than one billion people in the world today, the great majority of who are women, live in unacceptable conditions.

RampantFile Size: KB. The term unorganised sector when used in the Indian contexts defined by National Commission for Enterprises in the Unorganised Sector, in their Report on Conditions of Work and Promotion of Livelihoods in the Unorganised Sector as " consisting of all unincorporated private enterprises owned by individuals or households engaged in the sale or production of goods and services.

Service Workers: This category includes service workers such as midwives, domestic workers, barbers, vegetable and fruit vendors, newspaper vendors, pavement vendors, hand cart operators, and those working in unorganised retail.

Obviously, the unorganized sector extends way beyond these artificial and high inadequate categories. Gopal Ji Singh is a researcher scholar at Banaras Hindu University Varanasi. conditions of workers in the informal sector in India as well as in Punjab.

Sectors of Indian Economy _ Part11 _ Protecting workers in Unorganised Sector _ Shubhi Chhabra - Duration: 8, views. The use of cheap labour in the unorganised sector is the major source of profit for employers and contractors who exploit the workers' lack of collective bargaining power and state regulation.

Living in abject poverty, most workers in the unorganised sector barely manage a. National Portal of India is a Mission Mode Project under the National E-Governance Plan, designed and developed by National Informatics Centre (NIC), Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, Government of India.

It has been developed with an objective to enable a single window access to information and services being provided by the various Indian. Challenges and Problems Faced By Women Workers in India Azadeh Barati Research Scholar in Commerce, the real condition of Indian working women and also make an effort to clear main problems of working women.

also persists in their work place in unorganized sector. In informal sector, women workers don’t getFile Size: 2MB. Women Workers in Informal Sector in India: Understanding the Occupational Vulnerability Kamala Kanta Mohapatra Research Scholar Department of Population Studies Fakir Mohan University VyasaVihar, Balasore, Orissa, India Abstract Unorganised or informal sector constitutes a pivotal part of the Indian economy.

More than 90 per cent of. rate of rural women at work and urban women at work rate are also showing an increasing trend over the years. Among the total women workers, rural women participation at work is more compared with urban women. The workforce participation of women in urban areas is a mere 14 per cent as compared to 54 per cent for : Chandrasekhar Hajra.

Description: According to the final report of the National Commission for Enterprises in the Unorganised Sector (NCEUS) released in Aprilworkers in the unorganized (or informal) sector constitute more than 93 percent of the total workforce of India.

Unorganized sector workers are those who do not have any job security, income security or social security and are Book Edition:. Date of seminar – 20th and 21st January Organised by – Department of Economics Arya Mahila Post Graduate College (Admitted to the Privileged of Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi) Chetganj, Varanasi (UP).

Theme. According to the National sample surveythe contribution of female workers in the unorganized sector in 96% and they contribute .workers, carpenters, leather and tannery workers, power loom workers and urban poor Extent – In India, 93% - around million – work in the unorganized sector.

28 The number of unorganised workers was about million inwhich File Size: 50KB.The workers in unorganised sector, are so scattered that the implementation of the Legislation is very inadequate and ineffective.

There are hardly any unions in this sector to act as watch-dogs. But the contributions made by the unorganised sector to the national income, is very substantial as compared to that of the organised sector.