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

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Non-Agricultural Employment and Poverty in Rural India-A Review of Evidence

Rural India A Review of Evidence Jeemol Unni Overall the beginning of a structural change in employment in the Indian economy is visible, A slow transfer of labour away from agriculture and toward the non-agricultural sector has also been noted. This article discusses the various issues related to the growth of the non-agricultural sector, the causes and consequences of such a development and its impact on poverty. This is attempted through a detailed review of the recent Indian literature over the last decade, on the growth of non-agricultural employment and possible reasons.

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