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

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Female Work Participation-A Comment

Female Work Participation A Comment J N Sinha portion of gross cropped area under paddy was more in districts with a larger percentage of land under litigation. Land under tenancy was more in districts with more land under irriga- tion and paddy cultivation. The percentage of Scheduled Castes in the population, workers, and agricultural labourers, was more in districts where a larger percentage of the gross cropped area was under paddy. It was also noticed that the percentage of Scheduled Castes among the agricultural labourers was disproportionately more than their percentage in the population in the districts with a larger percentage of cropped area under paddy. It was also noticed that the percentage of workers in the population and the percentage of cultivators among the workers were lower in districts with a larger proportion of land under paddy. On the other hand, the percentage of agricultural labourers among the workers was more in districts with a larger percentage of cropped area under paddy.

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