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Type Journal Article - International Journal of Innovative Research and Development
Title A Study on Women Employment in the Organised Sector - With Special Reference to Karnataka (Post-Reform Period)
Author(s)
Volume 5
Issue 6
Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2016
Page numbers 393-406
URL http://www.ijird.com/index.php/ijird/article/viewFile/95067/70002
Abstract
It is well known that economic growth is associated with sectoral transformation of labour. The progressive shift
workforce from primary sector to secondary sector and then onto the tertiary sector is well d
equally well known that Indian economic growth since independence has not borne out this sectoral transformation. It would
bring about a much needed structural balance in the economy, in the interest of a sustained and high
A comparison of employment pattern between public sector and private sector manufacturing indicates that the share of public
sector manufacturing employment in total organized manufacturing employment has risen. Almost the entire
organized manufacturing employment that took place in the 1990s can, therefore, be attributed to the private sector.
reform period witnessed a remarkable growth not only in the manufacturing sector but also in the services sector, esp
since 1995-96. It is observed that employment of women in the organized sector has been improving over the years. Yet, women
constitute an extremely small proportion of the total organized employment to this day. Social pressures, occupational
constraints, lack of proper education and training, restrictions to work are some of the reasons for their low share in total
organized sector employment. This study is based on secondary data from Ministry of Labour & Employment, Statistical Profile
on Women Labour, Labour Bureau, GOI etc. Attempts have been made to reflect on the extent of Women Employment w.r.t. zone,
sector, industry and the impact of independent variables like Female Literacy, Sex Ratio, FWPR, SDP etc. on Women
Employment in the case of India and Karnataka have been analyzed

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