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Struggle and Resilience: The Untold Stories of Ranchi's Casual Workers.

Author(s) Amit kumar
Country India
Abstract Life for casual workers in Ranchi, the capital city of Jharkhand, India, is characterized by a unique blend of urban and rural influences. Ranchi, situated in the eastern part of India, is known for its natural beauty, with hills, forests, and waterfalls surrounding the city. The lifestyle of casual workers in Ranchi is influenced by various factors, including employment opportunities, socio-economic conditions, and cultural aspects. Casual workers in Ranchi often find employment in diverse sectors such as construction, agriculture, retail, and services. Daily wage labor is common, and many individuals work on a temporary or seasonal basis. Agriculture plays a significant role in the region, and casual workers are often involved in activities like sowing, harvesting, and other farm-related tasks. Casual workers in Ranchi, like in many other places, face job insecurity. The uncertainty of continuous employment can be a significant stress factor, limited benefits: The majority of casual workers in Ranchi might not receive benefits such as health insurance, paid leave, or other perks that permanent employees often enjoy, low wages: The wages for casual laborers can be comparatively low, making it challenging for them to meet their daily needs and support their families.Many local circumstances can have an impact on the reasons behind contractual work in Jharkhand, especially Ranchi. There are elements specific to the local setting, even though some of these characteristics might also be caused by the earlier listed general causes. Reasons like industrial development, mining and minerals extractions, infrastructure projects, Agriculture, government projects, skill specialization need, flexibility in workforce, urbanization and services sector etc. They have opportunities like skill developments: Ranchi has been witnessing efforts to promote skill development initiatives. Casual workers can benefit from such programs to enhance their skills and improve their employability, Government initiatives Various government schemes and initiatives aim to uplift the socio-economic conditions of casual workers, providing them with avenues for financial support and skill enhancement.
Keywords Struggle, Earning, CNT act, Facts.
Field Sociology > Economics
Published In Volume 6, Issue 2, March-April 2024
Published On 2024-04-18
Cite This Struggle and Resilience: The Untold Stories of Ranchi's Casual Workers. - Amit kumar - IJFMR Volume 6, Issue 2, March-April 2024. DOI 10.36948/ijfmr.2024.v06i02.17692
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