Socio Economic Conditions of Kalamkari Workers a Study on Machilipatnam Units in Andhra Pradesh


  • Dr. Kasukurthi Kiran


Andhra Pradesh has had a reputation for the number variety of handicrafts. It is home of handicrafts products like Ivory, wood carving, metalware etc. Kalamkari is one such important handicraft of the State. Over centuries this handicraft was very popular both in the domestic and world markets. An attempt has been made in this paper to examine socio economic conditions of kalamkari workers. The study offers necessary measures for the effective working conditions and to improve the socio-economic conditions of workers. The study confined to a detailed analysis of the about Machilipatnam kalamkari workers.