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Labour in unorganised sector the devalued and the deprived by Damodar Panda

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Published by Manak Publications in New Delhi .
Written in English



  • India,
  • India.


  • Agricultural laborers -- India.,
  • Social security -- India.,
  • Women in the labor movement -- India.,
  • India -- Social conditions -- 1947-

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About the Edition

Case study of Orissa, India.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [310]-314) and index.

StatementDamodar Panda.
LC ClassificationsHD1537.I4 P25 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix, 316 p. ;
Number of Pages316
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL155741M
ISBN 108186562753
LC Control Number99931150

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Unorganised sector covers about half of the GDP of our country. This preponderance of unorganised workers occupies almost 90% of the national labor force. This sector is characterized by seasonal employment (in agricultural sector), contractual work, no social security and welfare legislations, no rights and minimum wages.   The unorganised sector in India accounts for 93% workforce, as per the latest India publication, which gives ministry-wise information about various programmes.   Unorganized workers (UW) in India have increased many folds post independence. Around 52% of UW’s are engaged in agriculture & allied sector and they constitute more than 90% of the labour work force. UW also contributes 50% to GDP (according to National Commission for Enterprises in the Unorganized Sector i.e NCEUS). Informal sector covers large number of workers from rural and substantial number from the urban areas by potentially engaging family labour and technology. The unorganized labours engage in casual.

Surplus Labour in the Unorganised Sector of India: The Case of Female Labour: /ch Disguised unemployment is the wastage of labour resource of a country. For a country like India that wishes to move towards a fast growth tract, disguisedAuthor: Atanu Sengupta, Ujjwal Seth. Commission for Enterprises in Unorganised Sector that the wages in the unorganised sector are arbitrarily fixed often without regard to the minimum wage legislation resulting in a large proportion of unorganised workers remain outside the protection of the Minimum Wages Act, especially, in construction sector and brick-kiln industry. unorganized labour employment. As per the Economic Survey , 93% of India’s - workforce include the self employed and employed in unorganized term ‘unorganised labour’ has been defined as those workers who have not been able to organise themselves in pursuit of their common interests due to certain constraints, suchFile Size: KB. unorganised sector. This report characterised the unorganised sector as one in which women 'do arduous work as wage earners, piece-rate workers, casual labour and paid and unpaid family labour. The economic and social conditions of these women are dismal.' The report also observed that 'the unorganised sector.