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Working conditions of agricultural labour in Punjab

Working conditions of agricultural labour in Punjab

a survey report.

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Published by National Commission for Justice and Peace, In collaboration with, Catholic Relief Services, Pakistan in Lahore, [Islamabad] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsNational Commission for Justice & Peace (Pakistan), Catholic Relief Services, Pakistan.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 2009/41214 (H)
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 129 p. :
Number of Pages129
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23652065M
LC Control Number2005331015

conditions of agricultural labour. The existing labour legislation in India are not applicable to most of the agricultural occupations. Further their scope is extremely limited and their implementation is far from satis-factory. This in effect has created hardship to agricultural labour. Law and policy should, therefore, be framed to minimise their.   Moreover, women working in agriculture also do not have autonomy of using, selling and control over their labour power. Existing labour laws are not applicable to the agriculture sector in Punjab. The Government of Punjab under its first ever Labour Policy, has committed to extend labour laws to this sector gradually.

Child labour refers to the exploitation of children through any form of work that deprives children of their childhood, interferes with their ability to attend regular school, and is mentally, physically, socially or morally harmful. Such exploitation is prohibited by legislation worldwide, although these laws do not consider all work by children as child labour; exceptions include work by. Labour Laws In Pakistan In Urdu Book Pdf Free Download.

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.   In agriculture, female labour plays an important role and contributes up to % of rural farm labour. Agricultural labour, however, is being affected by ongoing changes, such as farm.


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During the yearthe rural cultivators in Punjab were estimated to be about 18 lakh and the agricultural labour were estimated to be around 15 lakh. Punjab has the highest proportion, about. The introduction of technology has seen a steady decline in demand for human labour on Punjab farms, a process accelerated by the stagnation in overall agricultural growth.

The impact of the agrarian crisis on peasants in Punjab is more widely known, but it has also had a grievous impact on agricultural labourers. Economists Working conditions of agricultural labour in Punjab book to give more emphasis to the problems of farming communities and less to the problems of agricultural labourers who constitute 47 per cent of the total working population inas it Cited by: 1.

The agricultural labourers are one of the most exploited and oppressed classes in rural hierarchy. Problems of Agriculture Labour: Marginalisation of Agricultural Workers.

Arif & Hina Nazli & Rashida Haq, "Rural Non-agriculture Employment and Poverty in Pakistan," The Pakistan Development Review, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, vol. 39(4), pages Ijaz Gilani & M. Fahim Khan & Munawar Iqbal, "Labour Migration from Pakistan to the Middle East and its Impact on the Domestic by: 4.

The Socio-Economic conditions of agricultural labour are very poor, Agricultural labour is one who works for daily wages, unorganized and most of them come from lower castes and they are the most depressed and neglected section in the society.

The agricultural labour produces food grains, vegetables, fruits, etc. by making his hands and legs dirt in the soil and working hard but. Migrant agricultural labour in Punjab: A sociological analysis SIMRAN SIDHU AND SHALINI SHARMA ABSTRACT In the wake of structural transformation of agrarian Punjab, labour has assumed a greater significance.

In spite of the fast mechanization, demand for labour went up due to. local agricultural labour in Punjab. As such, the findings of the study, inter alia, bring out many new revelations about all the above mentioned aspects.

The study supports some earlier findings as well negates certain general notions. The study based on primary data and field observations pertaining to   The wage level of agricultural labors very low as compared to that of industrial labor.

It has two reasons. increase in landless laborers; lack of non-agricultural areas of work in rural areas. Agricultural Slavery. Majority of agricultural laborers are landless and of backward classes. Due to their lower social status they are treated as animals. These conditions create an even more hazardous environment for children to work in.

According to the National Child Labour Survey conducted by Pakistan's 3 Federal Bureau of Statistics, an estimated million children between the ages of 5 and 14 were economically active, with 46 per cent of the working children.

Ludhiana, August 4 The All-India Trade Union Congress (AITUC) organised a seminar on Code of Wages Bill and Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Bill here today. Amar Jeet Kau. The working conditions of agricultural laborer should be improved.

They should be provided rests and vacations. Regulation of working Hours. Similar, to the industrial laborers, the working hours of agricultural laborers should also be fixed.

Additional wage payment system should be there on working for more than the fixed time. Editor's Note: Although the Department of Agriculture, Punjab claims that the state is the food bowl of the country, the sector is increasingly facing a human resources crisis in the form of a growing migrant labour shortage, a sector that contributed percent to the state GDP in The scene is no different either when it comes to the depleting migrant workforce in the state's.

Understanding Agricultural Labor First A.L.E.C gave the concept of Agricultural Labour Household “If half or more members of household have wage, employment in agriculture then those households should be termed as agricultural labour household.” The Second Committee: If 50% or more of its income is derived as wages for work rendered in.

Indian labour law makes a distinction between people who work in "organised" sectors and people working in "unorganised sectors". [citation needed] The laws list the ditors to which various labour rights who do not fall within these sectors, the ordinary law of contract applies. [citation needed]India's labour laws underwent a major update in the Industrial Disputes Act of Punjab Province-funded programs that aim to provide education to vulnerable children, rehabilitate bonded laborers working in brick kilns, promote integration and coordination of government responses, strengthen legislation, increase the capacity of law enforcement and service providers, and increase the knowledge base on these issues.

The current labour law regime in Punjab can be classified into two broad categories. First, those employees whose employment is governed under the principle of master-servant, and second, those employees whose employment terms and conditions are governed by statutory provisions or otherwise the Punjab Labour Code.

The principle of master-and. areas respectively. Although in Punjab the magnitude of child labour is relatively less as compared to other states but still it is quite large Historically, the working force of child workers is more in rural areas as compared to urban settings.

Nine out of ten village children are employed in. The International Labour Organisation states in its latest World Report on Child Labour () that there are around million working children in the world—almost 17 per cent of the worldwide child population.

According to the publicly available data discussed in more detail below, Sub-Saharan Africa is the region where child labour is most prevalent.

Prices of selected agricultural machinery in Punjab 45 Gross cropped and irrigated area in Punjab 46 Status of water resources on Punjab 46 Crop wise gross irrigated area in Punjab 47 Labour use (per ha) for major crops in Punjab 49 Wages paid to agricultural and skilled labour in Punjab.

A STUDY ON SOCIO-ECONOMIC CONDITIONS OF AGRICULTURAL LABOURERS IN VIRUDHUNAGAR DISTRICT- TAMILNADU Introduction Agricultural labour is one of the most important segments of rural population in India as well as in TamilNadu. In numerical terms, they constitute about one fourth of the total work force.publications ‘Indian Labour Year Book’, ‘Indian Labour Statistics’ and ‘Pocket Book of Labour Statistics’.

The Bureau also brings out annual reviews on a number of Labour Laws. Consumer Price Index (CPI) Numbers for Industrial Workers (70 selected centres and All-India) on Base = are regularly compiled and published every month.Print book: State or province government publication: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

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