Construction Labour - An Overview

  • Prakash B. Kadam Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University), Social Sciences Centre, Erandwane, Pune
Keywords: Construction Workers, Minimum Wages, Majur Adda, Bigari, Contractor.


Development industry is the biggest manager of the vagrant labourers in India. A huge number of individuals leave their towns to escape from extraordinary country destitution and to discover work in the enormous urban areas especially in development industry. The term 'development labour is a individual utilized to convey physical or proficient work at worksite. At exhibit, in the city of Pune more than 10,000 specialists are occupied with development movement. Out of them around 30% are ladies specialists. Female workers are by and large found doing Bigari work which incorporates the exercises like - conveying blocks, bond, sand, water; burrowing land, blending concrete, stone breaking and so on. The reason for this paper is to think about the role of construction worker in development industry; issues looked by them and to propose measures to diminish their issues. The information for the investigation is gathered through discussion with construction workers at various worksites in Pune city. Data is additionally gathered from the related websites sites especially for review of literature.


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