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Brick making

The nature of employment was seasonal employment.

It is for uneducated people.

Brickyards were owned by upper caste like Parsis or Desais.

The workers were local or migrants dalits.

Men, women, children all were engaged in different types of work in brick making.

The working hours extended from 10 to 14

The children from age of 6 to adults were engaged in the work

Young children of 6-9 years were used to work in night to carry the fresh bricks made by their father.

IT Sector

The working hours vary from 10 to 12 per day, but it may be extended during the deadlines of project.

It is knowledge based work, which has given a new name to our economy knowledge economy.

It requires people with good technical and educational background.

It offers handsome salary packages.

Both male and female workers are engaged.

Youth is majorly found in this sector.

It has locals as well as migrants.

Coal mines

Some workers are on register and some not just to avoid the responsibility for accidents and benefits.

Working in mines is quite dangerous are there are chances of various accident and they are disease prone too.

Men and women from local areas as well as migrants are engaged in mines.

Beedi rolling

The workers have to sit long hours in the same poster.

They start consuming tobacco.

Both men and women workers are engaged, sometimes children too.

It is quiet disease prone.

Madhu enjoyed the work as it gave her the opportunity to sit close to her mother and to listen the chat of her mother and other women around her. Along with taking part in household chores she was also enjoying filling tobacco in the rolled Tendu leaves. It gave her the opportunity to restart her education.

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