# Question: How Much Wages Does Dala Get?

## Who provides farm Labour in Palampur?

Medium and large scale farmers provide labour for forming activities in the village Palampur.

Medium and large farmers hire farm labourers to work on their fields..

## How are farmers paid wages?

Instead they are paid wages by the farmer for whom they work. Wages can be in cash or in king e.g. crop. Whatever they get as wages is always less than the minimum wages fixed by the government i.e. Rs 60 per day. … Wages vary widely from region to region, from crop to crop, from one farm activity to another.

## How do farmers get wages in Palampur?

Answer: wages are paid in cash or kind(food). Explanation: because there is heavy competition in palampur among labourers so people agree to work for lower wages or meals.

## Why are wages low in Palampur?

A: The wages for farm labourers in Palampur are lower than the wages for farm labourers set by the government due to intense competition. There is heavy competition among the farmers for work in Palampur, so farmers get ready to work for lower wages.

## What is the minimum wage per day for a farm Labour set by the government?

Answer. Explanation: An expert committee set up by the government recommended that the minimum wage be set at Rs 375 per day, higher than the current rate of Rs 321 for agricultural or unskilled workers and Rs 371 for semi-qualified workers.

## What are the wages for farm Labourers in Palampur less than the minimum wages?

Answer: The minimum wages for a farm labourer set by the government Are ` 60 per day, but wages of farm labourers in Palampur are less than minimum wages because there is heavy competition for work among the term labourers in Palampur, so people agree to work for lower wages.

## Who work as farm Labourers in Palampur?

Answer: (a) Dala and Ramkali are landless farm labourers who work on daily wages in Palampur. (b) Though, minimum wages for farm labourers set by the government is ` 60 per day, they get only ` 35-40. (c) There is heavy competition for work among the farm labourers in Palampur, so people agree to work for low wages.

## What problems do farm Labourers face in terms of unemployment in Palampur?

(i) They come either from landless families or families cultivating small plots of land. (ii) They do not have a right over the crops grown on the land. (iii) They got wages in cash or in kind e.g. crop. (iv) Wages vary widely from region to region and from crop to crop, etc.

## How did the spread of electricity help the farmers?

The spread of electricity has helped farmers in Palampur in following ways: (i)Electric-run tubewells can Irrigate much larger areas of land. (ii)Electricity has transformed the system of Irrigation. (iii)Electricity has reduce the pollution because it is a cheap and pollution free source of Irrigation.

## Why is ramkali and Dala poor?

Farm labourers like Dala and Ramkali are poor because they are landless and due to heavy competition for work among the farm labourers they get only a quite low wage rate. Modern farming methods require more inputs which are manufactured in industry.

## How much Dala get a minimum wage?

Dala is a landless farm labourer who works on daily wages in Palampur. This means he must regularly look for work. The minimum wages for a farm labourer set by the government is Rs 300 per day (March 2017), but Dala gets only Rs 160.

## Why is Dala poor?

Farm labourers like Dala and Ramkali are poor because they are landless and due to heavy competition for work among the farm labourers they get only a quite low wage rate. Every village in India is surveyed once in ten years during the Census and some of details are presented in the following format.