A Study on SocioEconomic Conditions of Agriculture Workers in Theni District
Agriculture is a big industry because as a 2013 around 50 percent of workflow in India is employed in agriculture sector. Strong economic growth is a pre requisite for human development for any country because it only provides the required resources for improving the capability of people through better education, health and other social services. This helps the income earning opportunities of individuals. However, the benefits of economic growth have not equitably benefitted people across all section of society. The agricultural worker gets an average of 20 days in a month in better agricultural seasons whereas in peak agricultural seasons they get around 25 days of work. The worker who settled in the village opined that they work as full time work round the year for the farmers of the village. The settled workers are paid rupees 120 to 150 based on the work they involve in agriculture and the wages differ based on the nature of work they involve. Socio-economic status shows their standard of living by using various yard sticks. To improve the economic condition of a person, who need to satisfy members’ obligations. There are vast different between rural and urban areas development both economically and socially. It is not only common problem for Indian scenario but also exists in all the developing countries in the world level.
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