Himalayan migration: a study of the hill region of Uttar Pradesh
An AltaMira Press Book This timely book provides a comprehensive understanding of the problems of The Hill Region of Uttar Pradesh by examining the impact of out-migration on land and labor productivity, income distributions through transfer income, and the shifting pattern of work burdens between the sexes.
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Sample Population Characteristics
Socioeconomic Situation of the Sample Households
Its Causes and Pattern
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Actually Remitting age group agriculture Appendix Table area of origin assets average household B/C ratio benefit per household Benefits of Migration Brahmin cent characteristics cost of out-migration cost-benefit analysis costs and benefits cultivated Dehradun Dehradun districts destination districts due to out-migration Earner economic employment females foregone earnings Garhwal division hectare higher hill migrants household income Illiterate in-migrant workers interior villages Kumaon division labour force land landholdings levels of education major male workers migrant workers migrants in Delhi Monthly Income move Nainital non-agricultural non-workers occupation Pauri Garhwal Percentage Distribution peri-urban villages period of out-migration persons Pithoragarh Pithoragarh district present value propensity to migrate push factors Rajput Region of Uttar relatively remittances and pension returned migrants RM households rural sample households sample villages Scheduled Caste shows size-class surplus labour survey Tehri Garhwal Districts Unemployed unmarried urban centres Uttar Pradesh Villages Villages Villages wage