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The term unorganised sector when used in the Indian context is defined by National Commission for Enterprises in the Unorganized Sector, in their Report on Conditions of Work and Promotion of Livelihoods in the Unorganised Sector as .... consisting of all unincorporated private enterprises owned by individuals or households engaged in the sale or production of goods and services operated on a proprietary or partnership basis and with less than ten total workers Amongst the characteristic features of this sector are ease of entry, smaller scale of operation, local ownership, uncertain legal status, labour-intensive and operating using lower technology based methods, flexible pricing, less sophisticated packing, absence of a brand name, unavailability of good storage facilities and an effective distribution network, inadequate access to government schemes, finance and government aid, lower entry barriers for employees, a higher proportion of migrants with a lower rate of compensation. Employees of enterprises belonging to the unorganised sector have lower job security and poorer chances of growth, and no leaves and paid holidays, they have lower protection against employers indulging in unfair or illegal practices.A NCEUS report estimates that in 2005 out of the 485 million persons employed in India, 86 percent or 395 million worked in the unorganised sector, generating 50.6 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product.
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The features of unorganized sector are:-
*The enterprises or places of work are not registered by the government and does not follow any rules or regulations.there are no terms of employment.
*Workers do not enjoy security of employment.
*Thee is no fixed no of hours.
*Workers do not enjoy any benefits.

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