A STUDY ON ECONOMIC CONDITIONS OF WOMEN AGRICULTURE LABOUR WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO KOPPAL DISTRICT
Agriculture Labours are very important category in agricultural products. Most of people are not having any sort of land among them, working at others lands are the only source of payment for them. Some others may have tiny cultivations. The source from the same is not sufficient for their livelihood, so to have source for livelihood, they are constrained to work in other lands for whole year. Social and economic condition of agriculture labours is very poor. Problems of male agriculture labours and female agriculture labours may be of same nature, some time depending upon gender female agriculture labours problems may be different and more than the problems of male agriculture labours. India is an agriculture based country, more than56 percent population of the nation are depending upon the agriculture, 48 per cent women are depending upon agriculture in India. In Karnataka 26.14 per cent of women are depending upon agriculture laboring among those the Koppal District has 4.52 per cent of women agriculture labours. Among all districts of Karnataka Koppal District are having highest women agricultural labours.
KEYWORDS: Agriculture, women, tiny cultivations, lands, economic condition