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Sorry State of Agricultural Wage Data-Sources and Methods of Collection

Sources and Methods of Collection Jayanti Ghanekar Discussion about the impact of the New Economic Policy only casually refers to agricultural labourers and their wages. Further, the methods of wage data collection seem to have attracted negligible attention of researchers and the government agencies collecting and publishing such data. The attitude of indifference also gets reflected in the manner the problem of minimum wage determination is handled. Though the labour unions have done commendable work on this issue, they have not been able to get a proper minimum wage determined. Therefore, understanding various sources of wage data and their respective methods of collection is important to get qualitatively reliable data.

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