Vol. 2, Issue 5 (2015)
A study on the handloom weavers belonging to weavers' cooperative societies of Assam
Author(s): Rickey Rani Boruah, Satvinder Kaur
Abstract: In the present paper an attempt has been made to analyse the weavers of weaversâ€™ cooperative society of Assam. The study is based on a sample of 600 weavers from 120 rural and urban based weaversâ€™ cooperative societies. To find out the current scenario of weavers both primary and secondary data has also been collected from all possible sources. The study reveals that the weaversâ€™ social and economic securities were declining day by day. Only long term vision, strong policies and schemes can protect this age old industry.