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THE ROLE AND CONCEPT OF MIGRATORY STATUS VIS A VIS DISADVANTAGED PEOPLE AT SOUTH DELHI - A STUDY

THE ROLE AND CONCEPT OF MIGRATORY STATUS VIS A VIS DISADVANTAGED PEOPLE AT SOUTH DELHI - A STUDY

Dr Sadaf Fatima

Journal Title:Cosmos An International Journal of Management
Abstract


This study provides useful insights for analyzing the role, significance and amount of migration of the disadvantaged people at South Delhi. Migration dynamics of population is increasing year after year. Large number of migrants from different states migrated to New Delhi the Capital of India. There are several reasons behind the migration of them from the different states of the country to Delhi. The study also tries to analyze the reasons which are responsible for the migrations in South Delhi. Poor people migrate specially from the states like Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, etc. As per 2001 census, Maharashtra was on the first position with 7.9 million of migrants by place of birth from different states and Delhi was on second position with 5.6 million. Whereas, in 1991 census the total number of migrants where 4.3 million in Maharashtra and in Delhi it was 3.7 million. But the proportion of in-migrants to total population, Delhi Urban Agglomeration (UA), was on the first position with 16.4% and Greater Mumbai UA was on the second position with 15.1% between 1991 and 2001 Census. Keywords: Migrate Workers, South Delhi, Okhla, Delhi, Poverty, Economic.