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A Study of Home Based Industry in Selected Slum Area


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The home based industry (HBI) is a common feature in slum areas of Dhaka City. Many people especially the women are involved in this sector. The study has explored the characteristics, problems, issues associated to the HBI of slums. The study also explored the working situation, environment, and income, of the slum people. It also explains various issues related with the market situation, the raw materials and finished products.Three categories of people who are involved in the HBI activities; they are worker, service provider and service provider cum worker. About 63%of family income of worker family comes from HBI activities, 89.47% for service provider cum worker and 71.78 % for service provider. About 52% of the people involved in the HBI activities are women. The study also identifies that the HBI activities suffers from various problems like lack of working place,lack of working capital, lack of credit and training facilities, police harassment, role played by middleman in the HBI activities and lack of legislative support in the favor of HBI promotion. At the end, set of policy has been recommended to promote the HBI considering all the aspects associated the HBI sector

Product Specifications
SKU :COC101751
AuthorMd. Selim Reza,Md. Golam Mostofa and Md. Khurshid Hassan
Number of Pages92
Publishing Year2011-02-17T00:00:00.000
Edition1 st
Book TypeSociety & social sciences
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandNot defined
Product Packaging InfoBox
In The Box1 Piece
Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-08-18 00:00:00