KEY TAKE­AWAYS

Hindustan Times (Lucknow) - - Nation -

▪ First, SC-ST work­ers have a lower rel­a­tive share in bet­ter pay­ing oc­cu­pa­tions and higher share in low pay­ing oc­cu­pa­tions

▪ Se­cond, even among SCs and STs, some sub-castes and tribes are bet­ter off than the rest

▪ Third, the oc­cu­pa­tional break-up of work­ers varies dras­ti­cally among states while SC/ST work­ers in north­east­ern states have a much higher share in bet­ter pay­ing oc­cu­pa­tions than in the rest of the coun­try

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