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A Study on Internal Migration in India with Reference to Construction Workers

Dr. H. Yasmeen Sultana
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, School of Management, Pondicherry University, Puducherry – 605014.
Online First: May 03, 2018
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Abstract

Migration is a vital function of human civilization. It displays, human endeavour to continue to exist within the most checking out situations each natural and guy-made. Migration in India is in existence historically, but, inside the context of Neo Liberal Globalization assumes special importance, for Trade Unions and Civil Society. As an effect of the neo-liberal rules followed via the successive governments, there are serious profits disparities, agrarian distress, insufficient employment generation, substantial increase of casual financial system and the consequent migration from rural regions to urban, city to urban and backward to comparatively superior regions inside the maximum appalling situations.  The main objective of this present study is to identify the employment conditions of labour internal migrated household can be a rational and acceptable decision in the study area and to identify and measure the nexus of internal migration and poverty with respect to incidence, depth and severity of poverty. In order to execute this study, both primary and secondary data have been used. Secondary data have been collected from the published reports and materials while primary data have been collected from 1000 sample respondents from simple random sampling method. The analysis of data collected has been carried out by using simple frequencies and percentages for multiple responses as well as weighted averages scores has been collected and use of factor analysis and logistic regression been made to draw the inferences from the study.  The data were analysed quantitatively and qualitatively. The quantitative analysis was done using SPSS version 17.0.

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1. Agrawal, A. (2006). Migrant women and Work. New Delhi: SAGE Publication.
2. Ahuwalia, Montek (2011), “Prospects and policy challenges in the twelfth plan”, Economic and Political Weekly, 46(21), pp.88-105.
3. Ajith kumar(2011), “Vulnerability of Migrants and Responsiveness of the State: The Case of Unskilled Migrant Workers in Kerala, India” Centre for Socio-economic & Environmental Studies, Working Paper No. 26.
4. Anh, Dang Nguyen (2005), "Enhancing the Development Impact of Migration Remittances and Diaspora: The Case of Vietnam", Asia- Pacific Population Journal, Vol. 20, No. 3, pp.111- 121.
5. Choeewinski, R. (2003). Migrant workers in International Human rights law. New Delhi: Oxford Publication.
6. Bhagat, R. B. (2011), “Emerging pattern of Urbanisation in India”, Economic and Political Weekly, xivi(34), pp.912-913.
7. Bhagat, R. B. (2012) ‘Migrants (Denied) Right to the City’, In: National Workshop on Internal Migration and Human Development: Workshop Compendium, Vol. 2, Workshop Papers, UNESCO and UNICEF, New Delhi, pp. 86–99.
8. Bhagat, R. B. (2014), “Urban Migration Trends, challenges and opportunities in India”, Background paper for world Migration Report 2015: Migrants and Cities, International Organization for Migration.
9. Bhagat, R. B, Das, Prasad K.C and Roy T.K (2017), “International out-migration from Gujarat, India: The Magnitude, Process and Consequences”, Migration and Development, 6(3), pp.448-459.
10. Bikram K. Pattanaik (2009), “Young Migrant Construction Workers in the Unorganised Urban Sector” Asia Research, Vol. 29, No. 1, pp.19-40.
11. Boto, Isolina (2011), "International Migration Flows: Key Data and Trends",Rural 21, Vol. 45, No.1, pp.12- 15.
12. Chandrasekhar S and Ajay Sharma (2014), “Urbaniztion and Spatial Patterns of Internal Migration in India”, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research , Mumbai, WP-2014-016.
13. Chandra, Dharma (2002), "Socio- Demographic and Economic Characteristics of Migrant Heads of Households and the Consequences of their Migration in Fiji, 1992- 1993", Asia- Pacific Population Journal, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp.55-77.
14. Choudhary, Ramesh Chandra (1991), "Migration of Rural Labour: A Case Study of Samastipur District in Bihar", The Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Vol.34, No.4, pp.347-351
15. Das, S. T. (1997), Migration labour in India, Discovery Publishing House, New Delhi.
16. Halemani, Maitradevi and Shashikala D.J (2009), "Migration and Mobility in India: Causes and Trends", Third Concept, Vol. 23, No. 26, pp.48- 51.
17. Hazara, Anupam (2010), "Migration: Still a Survival Strategy for Rural India", Kurukshetra, Vol. 59, No. 2, pp.3-5.
18. Hiteshree C Patel and Mohua Moitra, “Working Conditions of Male Construction Worker and Its Impact on their Life: A Cross Sectional Study in Surat City” National Journal of Community Medicine, Volume 3,Issue 4,Oct – Dec 2012.
19. Hussain, Shabbir, Siddiq, Badar Naseem, Hassan and Muhammad Zakaria Yousuf (2004), "A Sociological Study of Factors Responsible for Migration: A Case Study of Faisalabad City", International Journal of Agriculture and Biology, Vol. 6, No. 4, pp.683- 685.
20. Pakhiddey, B. (1987). problems of the migrant labour in India: Role of the government and NGOs. In v. Joshi, Migrant Labour and Related Issues (pp. 275-282). New Delhi: Oxford and IBH Publishing CO.PVT.LTD.
21. Reddy, T. B. (1998). Rural-uraban Migration: A economic interpretation . New Delhi: Reliance Publishing House.
22. Jothy and Kalaiselvi, “Patterns of Internal Migration: An Analysis Using Census Data of Tamil Nadu” International Journal of Current Research, Vol. 3, Issue, 11, pp.089-096, November, 2011
23. Karan, Anup K (2003),"Changing Pattern of Migration from Rural Bihar" Labour and Development, Vol. 9, No.2, pp.155-195.
24. Krishnaiah, M (1997), "Rural Migrant Labour in Semi - Arid Areas: A Study in Two Villages in Andhra Pradesh", The Indian Journal of Labour Economics,Vol.40, No.1, pp.123-142.
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26. Kumar, Bipin, Singh B.P and Singh, Rita (1998), "Out- Migration from Rural Bihar: A Case Study", The Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Vol. 41, No.4, pp.729- 735.
27. Kumar, Siva M.N (2001)," Selectivity in Rural- Urban Migration: Evidence from Tamil Nadu", Man and Development, Vol.XXIII, No.1, pp.57-68.
28. Kundu, Amitabh (2009): Urbanisation and Migration: An Analysis of Trends, Patterns and Policies in Asia. Published in: Human Development Research Paper (HDRP) Series , Vol. 16, No. 2009.
29. Srivastava (1998), “Migration of Labour in India”, Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Vol.11, No.4.
30. Sutherland, Peter D (2013) “Migration is development: how migration matters in post-2015 debate”, Migration and Development, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 151-156.
31. Rele, “Trends and Significance of Internal Migration in India” Sankhyā: The Indian Journal of Statistics, Series B (1960-2002), Vol. 31, No. 3/4 (Dec.,1969), pp. 501-508.
32. Zachariah, Mathew and Irudaya Rajan (2001), “Social, Economic and Demographic Consequences of Migration on Kerala” International Migration, Vol. 39, Issue 2, pages 43–71.
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