In the country, more than 400 million folks operate in the informal sector, which includes roughly 75% of country’s working labour force. While the sector has blamed for not paying taxes or for overlooking labour laws, it is still an important player in building country’s GDP. Moreover, with present speedy world, the informal sector has behaved as an anchor to country’s hauteur.
Just think of a present day mother in New Delhi or NCR, she has the perfect 2 kids, a great job in an MNC, a house in a protected colony, a decent car and to cap it off, a partner who is a manager in a big software firm. To handle her household chores, she will generally require hiring help in the form of a babysitter to look after the children while she is working, a house maid and a cook to maintain the cleanliness and prepare family meals and finally a driver to take her children to school. Without these persons, she may have to give up her career ambitions.
When multiple BPO jobs situated in Bangalore, you will get a number of bachelors moving to the city suburbs with their fresh acquired software degrees. While living away from their families may suggest fewer luxuries, a bachelor does not have to invest an arm and a leg in keeping the apartment or room clean. He can simply hire a part time maid to get his/her place cleaner for as low as Rs 2000 per month. While the pay may be quite low, a part time maid has the option to work in over three households and aggregately make a good pay, which builds a win-win situation for all.
If you visit a fancy wedding, you are anticipated to witness stunning silk saris slipped on by the bridal party. What you may not be aware of is that behind every silk sari there is a team of husband and wife working in Kanchipuram where they strenuously weave thread by thread of silk to ready a stunning and complex design. The sari is then transferred to a retail outlet which in turn trusts on a smart sales executive to sell it to the prospective buyer.
In addition to offering employment, the informal sector lends hope to minority groups that may not have access to triennial education. When online shopping companies like Flipkart hires delivery boys, they never call for bachelor’s degree, instead opt for a 12th Standard graduate with good communication skills. Besides he should also own a two wheeler. This also suggest that an average 12th standard gradate has the capacity to remarkably contribute to the growing e-commerce environs.
In a nutshell, whenever you search for a job, you will witness that you rely massively on the informal sector to effortlessly run your routine life, the accountant at your local grocery store, your vegetable seller and even the security of your household is dependent on your security person. As such, you should make sure you treat these folks well by offering decent wages and giving them great respect. After all, you require them as much as they require you.