R E S E A R C H J O L L Y (03)

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R E S E A R C H J O L L Y (03)

  1. 1. THE PROBLEMS OF MIGRANT QUARRY WORKERS JOLLY VARGHESE MSW II YEAR RAJAGIRI COLLEGE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
  2. 2. Aim <ul><li>A holistic approach to understand the problems of migrant quarry workers which reduces their life expectancy. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Review of literature <ul><li>Anti-Slavery International estimates that roughly 1 million children work in India’s stone quarries. </li></ul><ul><li>Working in quarry ‘reduces life expectancy’. They die of silicosis or occupational lung disease. The studies all talk about adults and the effects of constant dust and pollution on them. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Review of literature <ul><li>Working in quarries experience the constant risk of accidents, injury and chronic health hazards. </li></ul><ul><li>Push Factors and pull factors are economic, political, cultural, social and environment based. </li></ul><ul><li>Low wages and low expectation for dignified employment. </li></ul><ul><li>Massive population movements of the modern times have wider social, economic, political, demographic and ecological implications . </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Objective </li></ul><ul><li>To identify the physical and psychological problems of the migrant quarry workers </li></ul><ul><li>Methodology </li></ul><ul><li>Design of Research: Descriptive </li></ul><ul><li>Strategy used is simple random sampling </li></ul><ul><li>Universe: Male Migrant Quarry Workers at Neeleeswaram- Malayatoor panchayat with minimum one year experience </li></ul>
  6. 6. FINDINGS <ul><li>Most people suffer from various diseases such as cancer, asthma and other related diseases causing due to pollution. </li></ul>
  7. 7. FINDINGS <ul><li>Quality of life of the quarry workers are very poor, other mental health issues are mental stress, job stress, emotional issues. </li></ul>
  8. 8. INTERVENTION MODEL <ul><li>Awareness about the government programmes, introduce identity card and insurance package. Compulsory preventive measures, Introducing counselor. </li></ul>
  9. 9. CONCLUTION <ul><li>The research has revealed the various problems of migrant quarry workers which need holistic approach to maintain their physical and mental health for a long life and a better tomorrow. </li></ul>
  10. 10. THANK YOU

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