ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Sustainability of Rural Artisans

Often grouped along with agricultural labourers and non-farm workers, the problems faced by rural artisans are often neglected. What are these problems? What steps can be taken to improve their situation?

Migration of Rural Artisans

A recent field study in two north Indian districts belies certain long-standing beliefs concerning migration of rural artisans to urban areas. As observed over a certain period, there has been little incidence of such migration. While this may assist the preservation of traditional craftsmanship, state and civil society alike need to develop fresh perspectives to nurture and hone rural talent.
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