Title: CHILD LABOR IN URBAN INFORMAL SECTOR OF PALLADAM
TALUK IN TIRUPUR DISTRICT
Authors: P. Paramasivam; Dr. J. A. Arul Chellakumar
1P. Paramasivam; 2Dr. J. A. Arul Chellakumar
1. PhD Research Scholar Economics, Department of Economics, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli-24
2. Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli-24
MLA 8 Paramasivam, P., and Dr. J. A. Arul Chellakumar. "CHILD LABOR IN URBAN INFORMAL SECTOR OF PALLADAM TALUK IN TIRUPUR DISTRICT." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 3, no. 10, Oct. 2018, pp. 5433-5443, ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=378. Accessed Oct. 2018.
APA Paramasivam, P., & Chellakumar, D. (2018, October). CHILD LABOR IN URBAN INFORMAL SECTOR OF PALLADAM TALUK IN TIRUPUR DISTRICT. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 3(10), 5433-5443. Retrieved from ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=378
Chicago Paramasivam, P., and Dr. J. A. Arul Chellakumar. "CHILD LABOR IN URBAN INFORMAL SECTOR OF PALLADAM TALUK IN TIRUPUR DISTRICT." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 3, no. 10 (October 2018), 5433-5443. Accessed October, 2018. ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=378.
References . District profile on Tirupur 2011
Abstract: Child labor in India is to be found in almost every sector of the informal economy. There are also
arguments that child labor reinforces poverty. According to Census data, there are over 82 lakh
child labourers (aged between 5-14 years) in India. Hence, this study focused on working
condition of child labor and their socio- economic conditions in Palldam taluk of Tirupur District
of Tamilnadu. Palladam Besides being a first grade municipality of Tirupur District, act as an
agglomerate in unorganized textile industries and power loom industry and so attract labor in
general and child labor in particular for cheep employment. This paper makes use of primary and
secondary sources, primary data collected through structured by interview schedule. Secondary
sources collected from journals and Published Reports. In palladam taluk children are engaged in
textile related works, power loom, hotel, workshops and Poultry forms. The study found that
majority of the children in palladam taluk become a labor is the main causes are poverty and lack
of awareness about importance of education. It is found that most of the child workers from
socially backward communities. Child workers participation in textile related works are high.
Also, it is noted that in the textile related works share of migrant child workers participation is
significantly high in the study area. They are earning low amount of wages compare to adult
workers, but work timing and targets as well as same.
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