Situational analysis of unemployment in Bor-Amjuli village of Udalguri district in Assam
Author(s): Maqbul Ali, Jeshmary Basumatary
Abstract: The purpose of the study was to analytically assess the dimension of unemployment, examine the problems and identify the factors leading to deprivation of employment opportunities. Relevant empirical data for the study was collected using Interview Schedule. Data analysis reveals, seventy-five percent male unemployment. The male folk were found to indulge in gambling, drinking and idle living. Unemployment was high within the age group of twenty to forty years. Among the educated youth, respondents with an education qualification of Graduate pass were found to be more vulnerable than any other. Unemployment among the married was also undesirable. The villagers solely depend on agriculture for livelihood but they still practices traditional method of cultivation. The villagers hardly receive benefits from the government. As far as preference over job is concerned, larger population prefers to go for government jobs because of the nature of stability and security over the private players.