An Evaluation Of Performance Of National Urban Livelihood Mission In Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh

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Dr. Payal Sharma , Vikas Pandey


Urbanization and economic growth are closely related. With a greater than 60% share of the country's GDP, Indian cities are quickly becoming the source of that growth. According to the 2011 Census of India, there are currently 377 million people living in urban areas across the country, a 31% growth since 2001. According to the National Commission on Enterprises in the Unorganized Sector's Report on Conditions of Work and Promotion of Livelihoods in the Unorganized Sector, which was published in August 2007 (NCEUS, 2007), 92 percent of India's workforce was employed in the informal sector in 2004–2005. The unorganised non-agriculture sector is largely made up of the urban informal sectorUnorganized sector workers' lack of education and expertise has prevented them from taking advantage of the opportunities presented by expanding markets. This emphasises how important skill upgrades are for improving employment prospects in metropolitan regions.

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