Vol. 7, Issue 7 (2018)
Socio-economic implications of migration on migrants’ family
Kumari Amrita Sinha and Jatinderjit Kaur Gill
Migration and remittances are treated as a promotion of a livelihood strategy, it may have positive, negative or neutral impact on the household or communities. Present study entitled Socio-economic implications of migration on migrants’ family was conducted with the objectives to study the impact of migration on the migrants’ families and the relationship between socio-economic implication and income of migrants as well as their families. For conducting the study migrant labourers from Bihar were selected and interviewed in Ludhiana and their corresponding households in Bihar were also interviewed. Purposive sampling technique was used to select migrant labourers in Ludhiana who were resident of any of the three districts of Bihar namely Nalanda, Samastipur and Muzaffarpur. From each district 40 households were selected making a total of 120 households in Bihar and 120 respondents in Ludhiana. The data was collected with the help of specially structure interview schedule. Results revealed that highest impact of socio-economic implications was seen on the increase in family income. It was also observed that with the improvement in basic facilities, stress also increased. Correlation among socio-economic implications and income of migrants and their family showed that due to migration, there was improvement in almost all of the basic facilities.
How to cite this article:
Kumari Amrita Sinha, Jatinderjit Kaur Gill. Socio-economic implications of migration on migrants’ family. Pharma Innovation 2018;7(7):1008-1010.