Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 9, Special Issue 5 (2020)
Labour migration and utilization of their remittances in Raichur and Yadgir district in Karnataka: An economic analysis
Sangmesh Chendrashekhar, Murtuza Khan, G M Gaddi, Mahin Sharif, M N Thimmegowda and V Manjunath
Migration is a global phenomenon, where uneven economic development, inter-regional disparity and differences in living standards between socio-economic groups are some of the important reasons responsible for migration. Most of the labours migrate from rural to urban area in both irrigated and rainfed regions of Karnataka. In case of spatial dimensions of migration, the majority of them were migrated inter-district followed by intra-district migration. However the most of agricultural younger labour generation in rural areas is increasingly migrating to non-farm sector especially in case of building construction and transportation sector. Remittances have a major impact on the welfare of recipient households and the main source of income for labour households in the study areas. The study also revealed that, most of the labour opinion on remittance used for loan repayment followed by daily expenses. Remittances were spent on food, education, health and consumer goods.
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Sangmesh Chendrashekhar, Murtuza Khan, G M Gaddi, Mahin Sharif, M N Thimmegowda and V Manjunath. Labour migration and utilization of their remittances in Raichur and Yadgir district in Karnataka: An economic analysis. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(5S):408-413.