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Shrivastava (1988). Participation Of Women In Various Economic Activities In India. Journal of Ravishankar University (Part-A: SOCIAL-SCIENCE), 1(1), pp. 149-152.
of Ravishankar University Vol. 01
No. A (Science) 1988 pp. 149-152 ISSN
Participation Of Women In Various Economic
Activities In India
of Economics , Durga College, Raipur
MS received 7 April 88; revised 15 July 88
Abstract: The present paper is an attempt to study
the trend of women participation in various economic activities, taking the
1971- 1981 decade as the focal period. Women participation is analysed in terms
of the rural/urban workfforce ; primary/secondary/ tertiary works ; and agricultural/industrial works. There are
44.973 million total
women workers in India (1981). It
constitutes 19.76 percent of the total female population ot India. In 1971, the total women workers consisted of
14,15 percent of the total women
population. It means there is an Upward
trend in total women workers.
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