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Analysis Study Research Paper | Commerce and Economic Studies | India | Volume 12 Issue 4, April 2023
Survival of Handloom Workers: Causes and Remedies
Abstract: Indian handloom industry plays a vital role in countries economy. It is one of the largest cottage industries in India. It is the second largest employment generator after agriculture in the rural sectors. India contributes 95% to the total world exports of handloom products, enjoying almost monopoly. Spread across the country, the industry is known for its delicate, diverse and fine craftsmanship. Out of the 344 Geographical Indication tags held by India, 202 are of the handloom and handicraft products. However, the handloom industry?s current status in India is disturbing in the socio-economic conditions of the workers. The present study highlights on the socio-economic conditions and the remedies for the survival of handloom workers of Maharashtra State.
Keywords: Handloom Industry, Socio-Economic Condition, Handloom Workers, Remedies
Edition: Volume 12 Issue 4, April 2023,
Pages: 206 - 209