OCCUPATIONAL STRUCTURE OF TRIBAL POPULATION (Jammu and Kashmir)
Research Scholar, Panjab University, Chandigarh
It is believed that tribal people used indigenous way of livelihood and their occupation is primary. This study wants to find out the present scenario of tribal workforce and how much the tribal communities of Jammu and Kashmir are different from each other in terms of workforce. For this study census data of 2011 on tribal population was used. The study takes twelve tribal communities of Jammu and Kashmir. Results stated that tribal communities belonged to Ladakh region shows higher percentage of their working population in main worker category and majority of them are engaged in other workers category. The tribe whose livelihood depends upon livestock herding such as Gujjar and Gaddi are engaged in cultivator category.
Keywords: Cultivator, Livelihood, Population, Tribe, Workers.
Journal Name :
EPRA International Journal of Research & Development (IJRD)
Published on : 2021-09-22