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Title:
A STUDY ON PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS OF WOMEN FISH VENDORS IN RAMANTHURAI
Author Name:
Dr.S.Jamuna
Abstract:
ABSTRACT Despite of the enormous increase in the fisheries population there still exist the poverty and financial instability in the life of fisherfolk in Tamil Nadu. They are at the lowest level of their profile in terms of their socio-economic conditions. Fisherfolk is almost neglected in the plan periods. Allotment to these vulnerable section is almost nil in the Government budgets. If this is being the case for fishing community, the women from this smaller population escape the eyes of policy makers. Women fish vendors are a small portion of this fisherfolk who believe in building up their status and give education to their children by way of their hard work. Though these fish vendors work hard and supported by the Government by way of financial inclusiveness there is no prosperity and development in the life of this section. The socio-economic and cultural backwardness of the fisherfolk should be analysed from the point of view of their income and expenditure pattern The present study is an attempt to analyse the various issues related to women fish vendors in a tiny village Ramandurai in Kanyakumari District. A total of fifty fish vending women were selected for the study and the collected data were shown in percentage. Key words: Fisherfolk, Socio-economic, Government, fishing community, cultural backwardness.
Cite this article:
Dr.S.Jamuna , " A STUDY ON PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS OF WOMEN FISH VENDORS IN RAMANTHURAI" , International Journal of Application or Innovation in Engineering & Management (IJAIEM) , Volume 5, Issue 10, October 2016 , pp. 120-123 , ISSN 2319 - 4847.
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