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

A+| A| A-

Ideology and the Co-operative Movement-Worker Co-operatives in the Tea Industry

This paper documents the experience of the Saongaon workers co-operative in West Bengal and the Tachai workers co-operative in Tripura, both in the tea industry. The author stresses the broad democratic method of functioning which has encouraged workers' participation in the decision-making process. The changes in organisational structures and the evolution of formal and informal methods to prevent the concentration of power in a new bureaucracy are highlighted.

To read the full text Login

Get instant access

New 3 Month Subscription
to Digital Archives at

₹826for India

$50for overseas users

Comments

(-) Hide

EPW looks forward to your comments. Please note that comments are moderated as per our comments policy. They may take some time to appear. A comment, if suitable, may be selected for publication in the Letters pages of EPW.

Back to Top