North vs South: Labour Exodus and Fiscal Divide

2024 • 37min • News • National


Published On: February 07, 2024 - India's textile industry and the recent labour exodus from the South to the North is being much talked about. Tiruppur, known as India's textile hub, faces a significant challenge as 50% of its 600,000 textile workers, mainly migrants from UP, Bihar, Jharkhand, and Odisha, return to the northern states for increased job opportunities and proximity to their families. Join Sandeep Unnithan, Editor at News9 Plus, and News9 colleague Kartik Malhotra on 'The News9 Plus Show' as they delve into the implications of this reverse migration. Special guests Kumar Duraiswamy, Joint Secretary of Tiruppur Exporters' Association, and Economist Banuchandar Nagarajan provide insights into the economic impact on the South. Join the conversation on the shifting labour landscape in India, as 'The News9 Plus Show' brings you expert analysis and in-depth discussions on the North-South labour dynamics.