ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Estimates of Tobacco-dependent Employment in India

India ratified the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in 2004, thus committing itself to reducing tobacco consumption gradually and providing alternative livelihood opportunities to tobacco-dependent workers, including bidi rollers and farmers. While the central government’s demand-side measures seem effective, controlling the supply of tobacco and providing alternative vocations to workers is necessary.

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Updated On : 8th Nov, 2018


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