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Research is one of the core activities of the Kerala Institute of Labour and Employment (KILE). From the inception KILE have been conducting researches/studies with the assistance of scholars in the field. Mainly these researches or studies are conducted in the area of Labour, employment and allied subjects. These were conducted voluntarily by identifying topics through various sources including consultative workshops of the stakeholders. Besides, KILE also undertakes researches on the topics suggested from Government.The reports of the researches/studies will be forwarded to Government for considering in the policy formulation and for the preparation of action plan on the suggestions of the reports.

The reports of the studies undertaken by KILE are available in the KILE library for reference.


 Research Study Series 2015-2016

Sl.
No.

Title

Scholar

 

1.

Current Status of  the Coir Industry in Kerala: A Critique (2015)

Prof. T.S.N Pillai (Retd.)
Loyola College of Social Sciences
Sreekaryam, Thiruvananthapuram

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2.

Impact of Trawl Ban on Employment and Food Security of the Fisher folks in Kerala: an Analysis in the Context of Globalization

Prof. D. Rajasenan
Director
Internal Centre for Economic Policy and Analysis (ICEPA)
Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT)
Cochin – 682 022

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3.

Nursing as ‘Decent Work’: Questions of ‘Rights’ and Gender Equity in Care Profession

Saji P. Jacob
Head & Associate Professor
Department of Sociology
Loyola College of Social Sciences
Sreekaryam, Thiruvananthapuram – 695017

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4.

Psychological problems of migrant labourers in Kerala: A study in Thiruvananthapuram and Ernakulam Districts

Dr. Sunilkumar.P
Librarian
Loyola College of Social Sciences
Sreekaryam, Thiruvananthapuram


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5.

Social Integration of Migrant Workers in Kerala: Problems and Prospects

Dr. Lizy James
Puthuparambil House
Kanakkari.P.O, Vedagiri, Kottayam – 686632


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6.

Trade Unions in Discord with the Neo-liberal Labour Policies of the Central and the State Governments: An inquiry

Dr. Moneyveena.V.R
Asst. Prof.
Gov. Law College, Vanchiyoor.P.O
Thiruvananthapuram – 35

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Research Study Series 2013-2014

Sl.
No.

Title

Scholar

1.

“A study on the working of self-employment schemes of the Department of Employment, Government of Kerala with focus on their sustainability”

Dr. P.K.B Nayar
Chairman 
Centre for Gerontological Studies, Kochulloor, Tvpm-695 011

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2.

“A study on the marketing effectiveness of selected successful women micro and small enterprises in Kerala”

Pro.(Dr.)K.S. Chandrasekhar
Director
School of Business Management and Legal studies
University of Kerala
Thriuvananthapuram – 695581

 

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3.

“Employment generation through entrepreneurship development in Tourism sector: An evaluative study in the state of Kerala”

Dr. D. Muraleedharan
Co-ordinator

HoD of Commerce

SNG College of Advanced Studies,Punalur


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4.

“Labour Movements in Agriculture Sector: A  case study of Kuttanad region”

Dr. R. Prakash Pillai
 Head
Department of Personnel Management,
Loyola College, Sreekaryam,
 Thiruvannathapuram – 695017

 
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5.

“Self-employment endeavors of self-help groups of women”

Dr. Charles.L
Assistant Professor
Department of Social Work
Loyola College of Social Sciences, Sreekaryam
Thiruvananthapuram

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6.

“A study on the financial management practices of micro and small enterprises in Kerala”

Dr. Raju.G
Assistant Professor
Department of Commerce
Govt. College for Women
Thiruvananthapuram - 695014

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Research Study Series 2012-2013

Sl.
No.

Title

Scholar

Year

1.

“Job satisfaction among the over qualified non-teaching employees of University of Calicut”

Dr. C. Krishnan
Associate Professor
Govt. College, Kodanchery, Kozhikode

2012-13

2.

Life and work of fish vending women in South Kerala

Changes and challenges during the past 35 years.

Dr. J. Mary John
Adhwana Kerala Forum Partners in Functional Vocational Training 
Adhwana Resource Centre, Parvathy Nagar
Menamkulam, Kazhakuttam.P.O
Tvpm-695582

2012-13

3.

“Life and labour of fish-vending women in Kerala: a case study of Pulluvila, Thiruvananthapuram District”

Dr. J.B Rajan
Assistant Professor
KILA, M.G Kavu P.O
Thrissur-84

2012-13

4.

“Mechanisation in paddy cultivation: attitude of labourers, farmers and unions”

Dr. Mohamed Kutty Kakkakunnan
Associate Professor
Department of Commerce, NAM College, 
Kallikkandy.P.O, Kannur - 670693

2012-13

5.

“A study on the Impact of certain employment conditions on the wellness and work life balance of IT/ITES employees.”

Dr. M.M Sulphey
Professor TKM Institute of Management, Kollam

2012-13

6.

"Job satisfaction of educationally overqualified employees in some Government organizations in Kerala with special reference to Malappuram district"

 

 

Dr. Gopalakrishnan M.B
Associate Professor
Marthoma College, Chungathara , Malappuram

2012-13

Research Study Series 2011-2012

 

1.

Impact of Globalization on Women Workers in the Traditional, Small Scale Industries and Informal secotr in Kerala: Measures for Social Protection Arrangement

 

Dr. Manu Bhaskar
Prof. (Sociology) University of Kerala
Manusmrithi, Chempazhanthi
Thiruvananthapuram


2011-12

2.

“On Developing a Legal Frame Work for the Care and Support of Women Out-migrants from Kerala”

Prof. T.S.N Pillai (Retd)
Sreerenjini, Archana Nagar
Pongumoodu, Medical College.P.O
Thiruvananthpauram



2011-12

3.

A study on the unemployment problems among a marginalized group of traditional gold and silver workers in Kerala: A sample study of the group in Thiruvananthapuram

Dr. V. Gopalakrishnan
Centre for Indigenous Technology & Development Studies
TC-41/700, (I), Kuriyati, Manacaud.P.O

Thiruvananthapuram – 695009

2011-12

 

A list of the other important research studies

No.

Subject

Name of Researcher

Year

1.

Life and Labour of Women Workers in the Informal Sector of Kerala – A case study of food processing industry

S. Dhanalakshmi
Department of Economics, All Saints College, Thiruvananthapuram

2000

2.

Headload Workers Welfare Scheme: An evaluation study

G. Ramachandran Nair & Dr. M. Kuttappan

Centre for Tropical Studies, Tvpm

2001

3.

Working Conditions of Women in Peeling Industry – A case study of Neendakara Panchayath

V. Rajalekshmi
Kaleeppil, Puthenthura.P.O
Neendakara

(Guest Lecturer of Department Economics, SN College for Women, Kollam)

2001

4.

In-migrant Labour in Kerala – A Study

Usha Venkitakrishnan

2002

5.

Life and Labour of Plantation Workers of Kerala

Prof. T.S.N Pillai

2003

6.

Social Consequences of Labour Migration (Study of Malappuram and Kozhikode Districts  






Dr. T.K. Anandi
T.K Anandi 10/2821 Bilathikkulam Housing ColonyEranhipalam.P.O
Calicut-673006

2009-10

7.

Youth and Entrepreneurship – Barriers and Gateways to initiatives among the potential youth in Kerala

Smt. Usha.S
T.C 6/150, Ponnalayam, Enchakkal, Vallakkadavu.P.O, Tvpm – 695008

2010-11