Economic and Health Conditions of Scavangers Working in Nagercoil Municipality

  • C Thanga Sheeba Ph.D. Research Scholar, Post Graduate cum Research Centre Department of Economics Scott Christian College (A), Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu, India
  • B Mary Sahela Assistant Professor, PG cum Research Centre Department of Economics Scott Christian College (A), Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu, India
Keywords: Scavengers, Economic, Health, Permanent, Contract, Workers

Abstract

In Indian caste system predominantly among Hindus, each caste is usually accompanying with a particular occupation. This occurrence is so prominent that one can say that caste is nothing more than the systematization of occupational differential. The study aims to study the economic conditions of the scavengers in the study area. To evaluate the health territory of the creation in the study area. To examine the problem faced by collectors. The present study is based on original data as well as supporting secondary data. The scope of the research is restricted to the scavengers working in the organized sector in Nagercoil Municipality. These people have been involved in two types of workers, namely permanent workers and contract works. A caste is working as a remover of night soil and the cleaner of latrines drainages and street. Based on the analysis, the research concludes. The permanent workers’ salary is higher than contract workers. The permanent worker’s job is secured and given all the benefits which are prescribed by the government. The contract workers do not enjoy the benefits of permanent workers.

Published
2019-08-31
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Thanga Sheeba, C., & Mary Sahela, B. (2019). Economic and Health Conditions of Scavangers Working in Nagercoil Municipality. Shanlax International Journal of Economics, 7(4), 80-83. https://doi.org/10.34293/economics.v7i4.629
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