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International Journal of Research in Social Sciences
Year : 2020, Volume : 10, Issue : 8
First page : ( 241) Last page : ( 245)
Online ISSN : 2249-2496.

Engagement of Indian Labour in Agricultural sector

Dr. Verma Tilak Raj

Department of Economics, T.M.B. University, Bhagalpur, Bihar, (India)

Online published on 10 December, 2021.

Abstract

The paper is an attempt to understand the agricultural labour force and their changing conditions of life. The introduction of new agricultural technologies has also led to change the dynamics of labour and agricultural relations as studies revealed. It is an assessment from the existing literature on wide range of sources on economy of labour force in India. The conditions of agricultural labour in India as data reveals, still it is in state of underdevelopment as wage rates are not on par with the increased consumer prices. As Indian farming system has been evolved based on the factual situations as it was struggling to maintain its sustenance, lack of sufficient support system not evident to utilize equipments, seeds and chemical manures properly, this led to formulate the policy initiating with the setting up of structural policy making on agriculture to address the challenges the sector facing. This policy move also led to reduce considerable imbalance in agricultural production within the country locating diverse agricultural regions from different Indian states. As it was evident that Indian agricultural sector became self-sufficient in food grains and overcoming severe food shortage challenges. The paper relied on various sources to conclude the labour forces’ situation in changing agricultural conditions.

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Keywords

Agricultural Technologies labour forces consumer.

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