In your region, talk to two labourers. Choose either farm labourers or labourers working at construction sites. What wages do they get? Are they paid in cash or kind? Do they get work regularly? Are they in debt?

NCERT Class 9th Economics Social Studies Ch 1 The Story of Village Palampur




1. I our region there r two labourers namely RAM and SEETA who r husband and wife working as constructing labourers due to drought they had to leave their village in search of employment .They get approximately 50-60 per day they r paid in cash.

2. They do not get work regularly because there r large no.of peoples seeking employment due to which they agree for working in low wages because of irregular work and low wages they r unable to fulfil their needs and are in debt.......