International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 1, Issue 12, Part E (2015)
A Study on Problems of Migrant Construction Workers in Coimbatore City
S. Suma Devi, K Sudha
The present study is based on the problems faced by migrant construction workers in Coimbatore city. Construction sector plays a major role in the development of the economy. Where the construction workers face many problems in their day-to-day life. Some of the problems are discussed in the present study. The major problems are working for more number of hours, staying away from home, bad habits, absence of social security, misunderstanding, arguments, stress, skin problems & sexual health problem, and physical health problems. The working conditions and the facilities provided at the sites are far from satisfactory. Workers from different states like Mumbai, Kerala, Bihar, Orissa, and Karnataka Migrate to our state especially Coimbatore districts for recovering their family economy where local economy offer limited livelihood alternatives. Coimbatore districts provide employment opportunity for those people in different sectors.
How to cite this article:
S. Suma Devi, K Sudha. A Study on Problems of Migrant Construction Workers in Coimbatore City. International Journal of Applied Research. 2015; 1(12): 340-343.