Journal of Social Welfare and Management

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Vol. 7, No. 4, October-December

Quality of Work Life of Fish Processing Women Workers in Tuticorin District
IntroductionGlobalisation has brought mixed socio-economic outcomes for men and women involved in the seafood industry. If some people benefitted from new emerging work and business opportunities, for various reasons women tend to win less than men,...
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Economic Analysis of Dairy Plant, Milk Plant Verka, Mohali, Panjab and Its Public Health Impact on the Community
IntroductionThe Punjab State Cooperative Milk Producers' Federation Limited popularly known as MILKFED Punjab, came into existence in 1973 with a twin objective of providing remunerative milk market to the Milk Producers in the State by value addition...
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Expenditure of Beneficiaries before and after Joining Mgnregs a Study of Kurnool District of Andhra Pradesh
IntroductionMGNREGS provides for 100 days of guaranteed employment in one financial year to all rural households members who are willing to do manual labour. The Act not only guarantees wage employment as a right, but also promotes community monitoring...
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Redefining Clean India vs Sustainability Development Goal
New technologies under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan have been underlined in Shyama Prasad Mukherji RurbanMission. We will have a cleaner and green environment and a future that we can rely on. It is a win-win situation for the government and the public. And...
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Paediatric HIV/AIDS
IntroductionHIV is the greatest health crisis the world faces today.Estimated 40million people living with HIV. 2.7 million children under 15 years are estimated to be infected with HIV.Global ScenarioHIV is the greatest health crisis the world faces...
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Vol. 7, No. 3, July-September

Post 2015 UN Global Development Goals; What Next for Universal Primary Education?
As the 2015 expiration date for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) approaches, the goal of achieving universal access to primary education (Millennium Development Goal 2) is unlikely to be realized. Globally, there is an education, learning and...
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A Study on Migrant Unorganised Workers in Tirunelveli District
IntroductionHuman beings are restless and mobile creature. Human beings have been migrated from one place to other place; in time and space its advent the planet's known history is full of eventful migration (Kenkel, 1997). It not only pr o v ides opportunities...
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Infrastructure Financing by HUDCO in Kerala
IntroductionEconomic growth and human development are strongly determined by the prevailing infrastructure development scenario (Mahajan, Sahai, & Pasrija, 2007). Historically, governments have played a predominant r ole in o wning and operating...
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Human Resource Management in Service Sector: An Indian Perspective
IntroductionService sector companies often need to differentiate themselves by establishing their business as experts in their particular niche. Often service companies tend to provide a commodity service offered by many similar outfits. To differentiate...
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Urbanization of Rayalaseema Region and Urban Environmental Problems of Anantapuramu Municipal Corporation, Anantapuramu District, Andhra Pradesh
IntroductionUrbanizat ion is a pro c ess that involves the multiplic at ion of p o ints of population concentrat ion as well as increase in the size of individual urban concentration. It is a result of three c omponent s . T hey a re natural increase,...
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Vol. 7, No. 2, April-June

Stress Management through Music Therapy: Efficacy of Sufi Music
IntroductionStress is one of the major areas of research interest in many fields as it is an equal- opportunity destroyer. Irrespective of rich and poor, young and old, male and female, and so on, it affects everyone. It is easy to learn the concept...
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A Study of Marketing Efficiency of Banana in Tuticorin District
IntroductionBanana is mainly significant fruit crop in India and has great er socio-eco nomic significance accounting for 31.7 per cent of total fruit production. Owing to its multifaced uses and high economic returns it is referred to as "Kalpatharu"...
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Impact of Balanced Mutual Fund's Diversification Attribute on Investor Decisions
AbstractIntroductionDiversification: Mutual funds gain significance today by their sheer market size, continuously and annually growing volume of investment, ever increasing size of investors, and increasing Mutual Fund plans. Any research assumes significance...
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A Study on Motivating Factors to Enter into Poultry Farming with Special Reference to Tuticorin District
IntroductionThe poultry industry has made a fast development in the preceding three decades. According to the 2006 National Sample Survey (NSS) Report on Livestock Ownership (GoI, 2006a), the landless, marginal and small scale farmers, which account...
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A Study on the Changing Values among Women Students in Present Society
IntroductionIrrespective of the inhibitions against the women since independence the trend of literacy among women would reveal that female education was on the way to gradual progress. It is also observed that with development of Indian economy the...
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On Deciding a Research Problem
IntroductionHuman brain is endowed with unlimited probing capacity. Sky is the end to our imagination and ability for enquiry. From the barbaric life of the nomadic prehistoric man, human beings have evolved into technologically equipped and hence superior...
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Vol. 6, No. 4, October-December

Organizational Effectiveness and Strategic HR
IntroductionHuman resource management is process of bringing people and organizations together so that the goals of each are met. It is that part of the management process which is concerned with the management of human resources in an organization....
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Socio-Economic Status of Scheduled Tribes in Visakhapatnam District of Andhra Pradesh
IntroductionIn the traditional caste system, Indian society was divided in to four groups on the basis of traditional occupations. They are 1) Brahmin 2) Kshatriya 3) Vaishya and 4) Sudra. But in the modern Indian social system there are two more marginalised...
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Sapota - an Ideal Plant for Cropping System in Tuticorin District
IntroductionIndia is endowed with wide agro climatic conditions that offer immense scope for cultivation of various kinds of fruit crops. This provides an excellent platform for the country to emerge as a leading producer of fruit crop. The horticulture...
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Use of Motivational Interviewing for Diabetes Mellitus- Effects of Treatment, Client Perceptions and Professional Training
Introduction"The metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a cluster of metabolic abnormalities including abdominal obesity, glucose intolerance, hypertension and dyslipidaemia and is associated with an increased risk of vascular events".[1] Diabetes mellitus (DM)...
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Vol. 6, No. 3, July-September

Gender Differentials and Gender Issues of Human Development: Evidences from the Dangs
IntroductionHuman development is ensuring development of all members of a society by availing resources and opportunities to all. In any society if women are denied of these facilities such a process becomes unjust and discriminatory and human development...
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Devadasi: An Institutionalized Exploitation of Women
IntroductionThe Historical Evolution of the Institution of the DevadasiThe term Devadasi is of Sanskrit origin and denotes a female servant of diety. While widely used, the institution and these women are known by different names in different areas....
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A Comparative Study of Personality between Working & Non Working Women in NCR Region
IntroductionOver recent decades, there has been an enormous increase in the number of women entering in the career. Women are now facing with juggling the role of mother, partner and daughter as well as employee. The best role they play as working women...
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Assessment of Vat Audit Practice in Ethiopia: A Case Study of Ethiopia Revenue Custom Authority in Arba Minch, Gamo-Gofa Zone
IntroductionThe government of any country in the world needs revenue to the finance public goods and services by highly raising fund through taxation. Tax is the amount charged (levied) by the government on a product, income or activity. If tax is levied...
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Social Impact and Public Health Burden of Illness in Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy: An Evidence-Informed Update
IntroductionPainful neuropathy is a common complication of diabetes mellitus and the clinical presentation of bilateral tingling and numbness, with sensory and/or motor deficits and autonomic dysfunction in both lower limbs is termed as diabetic peripheral...
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Political and Legal Empowerment of Women in India
IntroductionGlobal discourse on gender has progressed from a completely gender blind notion to gender mainstreaming. It changed from perceiving women as passive recipients to full and equal partners, and from the notion that development served to advance...
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Vol. 6, No. 2, April-June

Recital of Non-Banking Monetary Companies in Synopsis
IntroductionNon-banking financial institutions (NBFIs) are an important part of the Indian financial system. The NBFIs at present consist of a heterogeneous group of institutions that cater to a wide range of financial requirements. The major intermediaries...
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Organizational Commitment and Attrition among Business Process Outsourcing Employees in Chennai
IntroductionThe Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) sector is one of the fastest growing sectors in the global scenario. When a company concentrates on the core business and outsources its non-core activities like payment services, Customer services and...
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Factor Analysis Approach to Explore Dimensions of Employee Retention in BPO Industry in Kerala
IntroductionThe ITES/BPO Industry is playing a vital role in India's economic growth. It accounts nearly for 5.2 percent of the country's GDP. Over the last 10 years, this industry has grown at an average annual rate of 30 percent. The aggregated revenue...
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Effectiveness of Industrial and Organizational Psychology in Present Scenario
IntroductionIndustrial and organizational psychology (also known as I/O psychology, work psychology, or personnel psychology) is the scientific study of employees, workplaces, and organizations. Industrial and organizational psychologists contribute...
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Impact and Influence of Joint Mobility Impairment in Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy: Implications for Social Welfare and Management
IntroductionEpidemiological triad for diseases in the field of public health includes the agent, host and environment that are collectively regarded as the social determinants of health and disease, which play a large part in the stimulusresponse inter-relationship...
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A Study of Achievement Motivation of IX Class Students
IntroductionAchievement motivation forms to be the basic for a good life. People who are oriented towards achievement, in general, enjoy life and feel in control. Being motivated keeps people dynamic and given them self-respect. They set moderately difficult...
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Impact of Corporate Culture in Mumbai on Health and Diet of Young Executives
IntroductionBig cities are attracting people from every where because of the good amenities, better infrastructure and modern view. The metro cities provide very conducive environment for those who are ready for hard work and have required skills. The...
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Vol. 6, No. 1, January-March

Organizational Success through Strategic Human Resource Management
IntroductionHRM is a strategic approach to the acquisition, motivation, development and management of the organization's human resources. It is a specialized field that attempts to develop an appropriate corporate culture, and introducing programmes...
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Socio-Cultural Attitudes for Son Preference: A Study of the Urban Mali Women in Pune, Maharashtra
IntroductionIndia is one of a handful of countries that has significantly more males than females. The problem is particularly severe at younger ages; the child sex ratio (i.e., the number of girls per 1,000 boys in the 0-6 year's age group) has declined...
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Technical Efficiency in Cultivation of Pulses
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)IntroductionPulses production and consumption are important in maintaining food security. They occupy an important place in the human diet. Pulses contain more protein than any other grains and vegetables. Cultivation...
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The Impact of Urbanization on Occupation among Baseri Tribe in Iran
IntroductionThe present paper deals with the impact of urbanization on occupation among Baseri tribe in Iran.Raj (2007) says that, "Urbanization is the process by which, more and more people move to live in the city. It means the proportionate rise in...
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Women Entrepreneurs: Leading the Way Ahead
IntroductionWomen entrepreneurship has been recognized as an important source of country's economic growth. [1] The entry of women in organized business is fairly a new phenomenon & has recently begun to gain momentum in the business world. Women...
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Performance Management: Linking Rewards to Performance
IntroductionThe word "Performance" mean a lot in the organizational sector. Organizations need to perform well continuously to sustain its place in the competitive market. For an organization to perform well, the contribution from each individual employee...
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Vol. 5, No. 4, October-December

Demographic and Economic Status of Scheduled Tribes in Andhra Pradesh: A Study of Jatapu Tribe in Seethammapeta Mandal in Srikakulam District
IntroductionThe tribes generally have a group of families living together and these groups have pre-historic economy, with several rituals and customs. Certain tribal languages have no script except speech. They live in interior forest areas far away...
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Patronage and Its Impact on Policy Making Process and Administration of Government Agencies in the U.S
IntroductionThe awarding of government jobs, appointments, and other considerations on the basis of political ties or favors is known as patronage-that is, a patron or official sponsor arranged it. For many Americans "patronage" is an outdated term that...
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Various Approaches of Values Inculcation
Values are affectively laden thoughts about objects, ideas, behavior, etc. that guide behavior .The Oxford Dictionary defines the term 'Value' as (a) the worth of something in terms of money, (b) the quality of being useful or important, and (c) beliefs...
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The Role of MEIRA PAIBI in Bringing about Social Change in the Manipuri Society: An Analysis
IntroductionManipur characteristics: Manipur lies in the extreme north eastern parts of the country. It covers an area of 22327 sq. kms. The state shares boundary with Nagaland in the north, Mizoram in the south and Assam in the west and has an international...
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Ancient to Modern Technology Connecting, Socializing and Empowering Public Health across the Globe
IntroductionEarliest forms of known communication used were the smoke. A person or a tribe used to inform the other tribes miles away using smoke. They used to light up smoky fires and when the smoke used to rise up in the atmosphere high above many...
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Socialization within the Family
IntroductionSocialization (or socialisation) is a term used by sociologists, social psychologists, anthropologists, political scientists and educationalists to refer to the lifelong process of inheriting and disseminating norms, customs and ideologies,...
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Rare Feat by AU Professor
Getting a book published these days is no mean task going by the amount of academic effort it requires and monetary hurdles attached to it, but here is an economics professor from Andhra University, who got his 10 books published simultaneously.At a...
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HR Policies and Practices in BHEL
IntroductionThe Electronics Division (EDN) of BHEL was formed in 1976, mainly to establish a strong base in the areas of power and industrial electronics and supplement the company's pioneering efforts in power generation, transmission industry and transportation...
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Quality of Life: An Impact Assessment on NREGA Beneficiaries
IntroductionThe attack on poverty has been sharpened and strengthened by our government by restricting and revamping income and the levels of living of the poorest of the poor by introducing MNREGA Act. The war on poverty is been given priority in this...
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Magic of Employment Generation through MNREGS: Evidences from Kerala
IntroductionIndia, as the father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi observed, has its soul in the rural villages. Being an agrarian economy wherein majority of the labour is primarily concentrated in agricultural activities, the poor performance of the country...
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Poverty in Puducherry: An Analysis of Rural and Urban Disparity
IntroductionPoverty is one of the evil problems of the third world countries, particularly in poor countries. It brings misery and moral degradation to human society. People live in poverty owing to lack of income and poor purchasing power, ill-health,...
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Vol. 5, No. 3, July-September

Financial Performance Measurement of Selected NGOs in West Bengal
IntroductionWhatever is the size and nature of a business, financial performance measurement is of crucial importance in any organization including NGOs to make out the objectives of 'Surplus to Fund Employed' and 'Liquidity' as well as the items accountable...
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Role of Entrepreneurship in Indian Economy
IntroductionThis paper is explorative in nature and uses an investigative study, rather than theory-testing academic research. For this research study, creative thinking and the process of innovation will be the focus. Even though there is plenty of...
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Social Inclusion and Changing Representation of Rural Women in Panchayati Raj of Tamil Nadu
IntroductionGender inequality and gender discrimination are so profoundly deep rooted in Indian social structure that women in this country are inevitably succumbed to denial of access to opportunities and participation in the public sphere. The ideology...
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Demographic and Educational Status of Scheduled Castes in Andhra Pradesh: A Study of West Godavari and Visakhapatnam Districts
The caste system is based on the underlying principle that each caste has a fixed hereditary occupation by birth. Occupations under the caste system are compulsory and endogenous, resulting in exclusion of one's caste from carrying out the occupations...
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Marketing Challenges Impeding the Growth of Retail Trade in India: A Critical Analysis (with Reference to Vellore District, Tamil Nadu)
IntroductionThe Indian retailing sector has witnessed an ever growing trend since the past two decades. Even though there are so many developments in retail trade and its structure, the marketing problems of the retailers remain the same. The Indian...
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India and China: A Comparative Study of Social Welfare Policies for Better Future
IntroductionThe concept of Social policy was trace in 16th century in the reign of Umar-ibn-n who ordered to utilized 'ZAAH' collection for social welfare. Later, when the concept of welfare state came into existence, social policy became more importance...
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Gender and Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
Dear Sir,I am glad to see the contribution to evidencetbased neurology provided by International Journal of Neurology and Neurosurgery by establishing an inter-disciplinary platform for inter-professional exchange of scientific information for the benefit...
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Vol. 5, No. 2, April-June

Editorial: A Rejuvenation of Primary Health Care
At Alma Ata in Kazakhstan in 1978, experts from 180 countries participated in international conference on Health for all through primary health care (HFA through PHC). At this conference medical, public health and global policy experts proclaimed: that...
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Employee Attrition-Causes and Remedies
IntroductionEmployee Attrition is the natural thing of workers due to retirement, layoffs, quitting or any other reason for leaving the job. The impact of turnover has received considerable attention by senior management, human resources professionals,...
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Progression towards Greener World through Various Strategies
Environmental education (EE) is a learning process that increases people's knowledge and awareness about the environment and associated challenges, develops the necessary skills and expertise to address the challenges, and fosters attitudes, motivations,...
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Renewable Energy and Environment Management
IntroductionMost of the marine ships and vessels are powered by fossil fuels and thus there is a need to reduce their usage by trying to harness energy which is Renewable and eco-friendly so that environment can be protected accordingly.There has been...
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An Exploratory Study for Implementing and Understanding Total Productive Maintenance in Manufacturing Sector, Vadodara
IntroductionIn today's global economy, the survival of companies depends on their ability to rapidly innovate and improve. As a result, an increasing search is on for methods and processes that drive improvements in quality, costs and productivity. In...
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Religious Values and Management Ethics
The Hindu Tradition"Hinduism, is the predominant faith of India. Taken as a whole, Hinduism is one of the oldest religious traditions in the world. But it is difficult to study, for it is also one of the most diversified religious traditions. Philosophy...
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SHG: Micro-Finance as a New Tool to Combat Poverty: An Empirical Study
IntroductionMicro-finance has gained a lot of significance and momentum in the last decade. India now occupies a significant place and a niche in global micro-finance through promotion of the self-help groups (SHGs) and the homegrown SHG-bank Linkage...
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