Migration in Professions by Craftsmen – A Review on the Reasons for Artisans Migration in Bangalore Rural District

P. Mansa
Ph.D. Research Scholar, Research and Development Centre,
Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
Dr. T. Ramanathan
Assistant Professor, Department of Environment Economics, School of Economics,
Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
Volume 6, Issue 1, December 2017, Pages: 40-44
ISSN: 2319-961X, UGC Approved Journal No. 44192, Impact Factor: 3.104


The paper is about the traditional handicrafts artisans who have come out of their profession of creation of handicrafts and has taken up new employment activity for the betterment of their livelihood and future prospects. The paper analyses the reason for such a migration from their tradition profession to changed employment through scheduled interviews. A sample of 30 artisans were approached for collection of data. The data was collected in the month of October 2017. The sample survey was conducted in Bangalore rural.


Artisans, Handicrafts, Migration, Bangalore, employment, prospects