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The Determinants of child labour in India | Original Article

Anamika .*, in Journal of Advances and Scholarly Researches in Allied Education | Multidisciplinary Academic Research


Child labour is one of the problems that prevails in India. Childhood is a period of schoollearning, of recreation, of physical, mental and social development, and not primarily of income bearing work. For the present study, the employment and unemployment survey conducted in 1993-94, 1999-2000, 2004-05, and 2011-12 has been used. It has been found that Incidence of child labourers has reduced from 6.5 to 1.5 during 1993-94 to 2011-12. The determinants has statistically significant impact on incidences of chila labour in India.