Financial Issues Faced by the Industrial Labours During Covid-19 in District Faisalabad

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Saeed Ahmad Zaman, Zain Nawaz, Asma Rasool, Sadia Aslam, Noreen Fatima, Naima Nawaz


COVID-19 was traced on 17th November 2019 in China the first case was reported on 31st December 2019 in the China city of Wuhan province of Hubei. The COVID-19 pandemic is a worldwide pandemic virus which is severely affected on acute respiratory system in human beings. The pandemic has raised several issues in Pakistan but the major issue faced the socio-economic issues. The outbreak disease of COVID-19 has severely affected Pakistan's economy. On a large scale Industries were closed and labour was unemployed. The major victim of the COVID-19 outbreak is micro small and medium size industries. Many employed of the industries administrator and labourers are unemployed. COVID-19 has created negative impacts on the livelihood of the Pakistani population. Many employed labourers lost their job. The purpose of the study finds the economic issues of industrial labour in the period of COVID-19 in the District of Faisalabad Punjab. The data was collected from different industrial labourers in District Faisalabad. 150 respondents were selected from the different industries of Faisalabad. The research planned to analyze the study of socio-economic impacts of covid-19 on industries' labour in District Faisalabad. Three industries were selected from these industries area Sheikupura Road and canal road Faisalabad. The areas of industries are Masood textile mills Chenab textile and Rafhan maize mill Faisalabad. Then 50 respondents were selected from each area through a purposive sampling technique. Data was gathered through interviewing schedule. Data were analyzed by using statistical techniques. The majority of my respondents were male and these are the head of the family that age is under 25-30 and 35-35. The data include 22.7% of respondents having 1-2 rooms 42.7% of respondents having 2-4 rooms 24% of respondents having 4 to 6 4ooms and 10.7% of respondents having above six rooms.  This indicates that 83.3% of respondents lost their jobs during COVID-19 and 16.7% of respondents did not lose their job and continued their work as before during COVID-19.

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