Migrant Workers

Business and Employment Opportunities in Kashmir Valley

Aijaz Ahmad Turrey

Published: June 2020

This article covers immigrants to the Valley of Kashmir who coma from almost all Indian states despite conflict in the Valley. The Valley is entirely rural in character, having high unemployment but offering jobs and business opportunities to huge number of immigrants. Immigrants are working in a number of industries and have started their own businesses, providing competition with local businesses. This study is the first of its kind to use census data for reference and covering all the districts of the Valley.

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