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Chik Baraik Welfare Society (CBWS), Delhi

चीक बड़ाईक वेलफेयर सोसाइटी, दिल्‍ली

संगति सहमति प्रगति

(Registered No. 56950 of 2006)

Occupation and Livelihood

At present they are at the verge of extinct in the form of weaver due to the decline of spinning, herbal dying and weaving in the tribal villages on account of the availability of cheap and fine clothes and also due to shift to better opportunities in terms of remuneration and progress. However, significant number of families is sufferer of this decline and facing acute hardship for livelihood as they are landless also. Due to this reason, the members have moved to diversified occupation and regions now. They are found to be well spread in the different parts of the country in search of employment.

As per 2001 Census the population of total main workers was 14,318 only (32.23%). 67.43 per cent of the total main workers were engaged in Cultivation and 13.44 per cent Agricultural Labour. Only 1.95 per cent main workers were engaged in household industries and 17.17 per cent workers were in service sectors. Very few, but some members have managed to acquired good education from various fields like higher education technical education, medical, management, art and culture, etc. and some are engaged in related professions as well.

MAIN WORKERS AMONG CHIK-BARAIK CLASSIFIED BY INDUSTRIAL CATEGORY, AGE AND SEX, 2001

Workers

P/M/F

Jharkhand

West Bengal

Bihar

Total

Rural

Urban

Total

Rural

Urban

Total

Rural

Urban

Total Population

P

44,427

39,614

4,813

17,824

17,420

404

707

436

271

M

22,230

19,788

2,442

8,931

8,716

215

369

220

149

F

22,197

19,826

2,371

8,893

8,704

189

338

216

122

Main workers

P

14,318

13,184

1,134

6,314

6,196

118

192

133

59

M

9,487

8,629

858

3,695

3,592

103

153

101

52

F

4,831

4,555

276

2,619

2,604

15

39

32

7

Cultivators

P

9,655

9,617

38

351

351

0

0

0

0

M

6,199

6,169

30

251

251

0

0

0

0

F

3,456

3,448

8

100

100

0

0

0

0

Agricultural labourers

P

1,925

1,853

72

584

582

2

103

103

0

M

1,157

1,113

44

365

364

1

73

73

0

F

768

740

28

219

218

1

30

30

0

Household Industry

P

279

260

19

29

27

2

4

0

4

M

175

162

13

18

16

2

4

0

4

F

104

98

6

11

11

0

0

0

0

Other workers

P

2,459

1,454

1,005

5,350

5,236

114

85

30

55

M

1,956

1,185

771

3,061

2,961

100

76

28

48

F

503

269

234

2,289

2,275

14

9

2

7

Source: Census of India