ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Conditions of Farmers in West Bengal

This paper is a part of the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) Project, and the author is thankful to ICSSR, New Delhi for providing him with financial assistance to conduct this research work. The author is also thankful to Sridev Adak and Animesh Kundu, former research assistants, ICSSR Research Project for helping him in data collection, data entry, and tabulation works.

Changing Terms and Conditions of Employment of Agricultural Labourers in West Bengal

The findings of a survey on hired rural agricultural labour contracts in three sets of villages in West Bengal, each at different stages of economic development, throw light on the relative importance of different categories of employment. The survey reveals the heterogeneity of labour contracts even within the same region and points out that the group labour system is gaining popularity among medium and large size farmers.

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