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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(8): 1520-1527
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.908.176


Vulnerable Employment of Rural Youth – A Profile Analysis
H. Gunashekhar1, M. Sreenivasulu2, P. Prashanth3and G. E. Ch. Vidya sagar4
1Department of Agricultural Extension, College of Agriculture, Rajendranagar, PJTSAU, Hyderabad- 500030, Telangana, India, India
2Agricultural Research Institute (ARI), Rajendranagar, Hyderabad 500 030, India
3Department of Agronomy, College of Agriculture, PJTSAU, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The socio-economic advancement and prosperity of rural areas depends to a significant extent, on the type of youth living in rural areas, because they have ability to orient themselves to go along the main stream of the development cycle and their progress determines the growth of community and nation as a whole. Therefore, the development and harnessing the strength of youth towards constructive channels has always engaged the attention of a policymakers. It is a known fact that the youth practicing in agriculture and allied sector are gradually decreasing, even though, government primary focus on agriculture. As some recent studies shows, this might be happening because of wide spreading of decent work deficit or vulnerability in agriculture sector and it adversely affecting on segment of rural youth. Keeping this in view this study was conducted in Mandya and Ramanagar districts of Karnataka to know the profile of youth by selecting 120 rural youth randomly. The study indicates that, majority of the respondents belonged to upper young age (41.67%) along with majority were male (63.33%) and belonged to backward classes (58.33%). It was found that majority of rural youth had pre-university education (30%), small family size (46.67%), small farm size (36.67%), farming as a sole occupation (59.17%), medium family income (48.33%), medium Cosmopoliteness (60.83%), medium level of change proneness (44.17%), medium level of economic motivation (56.67%), medium level of risk preference (49.17%), medium social participation (45%), and medium level of occupational aspiration (51.67%).


Keywords: Vulnerable Employment, Rural Youth
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Gunashekhar, H., M. Sreenivasulu, P. Prashanth and Vidya sagar, G. E. Ch. 2020. Vulnerable Employment of Rural Youth – A Profile Analysis.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(8): 1520-1527. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.908.176