Aassessment of Knowledge towards Fair Trade Practice of Workers of Apparel Industry in Jaipur Industry


Authors : Khushi Modi; Dr. Kalpana Munjal

Volume/Issue : Volume 7 - 2022, Issue 7 - July

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DOI : https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6969522

Abstract : The present study aims in assessing the knowledge & awareness towards fair trade practices of workers of apparel industry in Jaipur industry. Importance of sustainable fair practices was brought to notice of the apparelindustry workers for their welfare. It gave an idea of how industries in India are running. Eighty apparel industry workers from two different units of different age groups, different educational qualifications & from different working sector in the units were approached to collect the data through self structured interview schedule in Jaipur city. The data was analyzed through Descriptive - frequency & percentage method to find out the effect of demographic factors on knowledge of workers of apparel industries. The results of the study revealed that 60% of the respondents were totally unaware about the application of fair-trade production, 1.75% of the workers were aware about sustainable fair-trade practices & 21.25% of them were confused about the term & were very less interested. It was also found that respondents didn’t had much knowledge about wage rates, working hours, child laboring & sustainable steps towards apparel industry.

Keywords : Fashion, Sustainability, Fair trade, Workers, Consumers, Awareness,Knowledge,Apparel, Textil

The present study aims in assessing the knowledge & awareness towards fair trade practices of workers of apparel industry in Jaipur industry. Importance of sustainable fair practices was brought to notice of the apparelindustry workers for their welfare. It gave an idea of how industries in India are running. Eighty apparel industry workers from two different units of different age groups, different educational qualifications & from different working sector in the units were approached to collect the data through self structured interview schedule in Jaipur city. The data was analyzed through Descriptive - frequency & percentage method to find out the effect of demographic factors on knowledge of workers of apparel industries. The results of the study revealed that 60% of the respondents were totally unaware about the application of fair-trade production, 1.75% of the workers were aware about sustainable fair-trade practices & 21.25% of them were confused about the term & were very less interested. It was also found that respondents didn’t had much knowledge about wage rates, working hours, child laboring & sustainable steps towards apparel industry.

Keywords : Fashion, Sustainability, Fair trade, Workers, Consumers, Awareness,Knowledge,Apparel, Textil

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