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Employment, working, and living conditions of workers at Alang ship breaking yard

C. G. Pandya

Employment, working, and living conditions of workers at Alang ship breaking yard

a study

by C. G. Pandya

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Published by Gandhi Labour Institute in Ahmedabad .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India.,
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Ships -- Scrapping -- India.,
    • Shipbuilding industry -- India -- Employees.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementC.G. Pandya.
      ContributionsGandhi Labour Institute, Ahmedabad.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 90/60465 (H)
      The Physical Object
      FormatMicroform
      Pagination2, 32, [14] p.
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2006430M
      LC Control Number90904697

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Employment, working, and living conditions of workers at Alang ship breaking yard by C. G. Pandya Download PDF EPUB FB2

A Survey of Working Conditions in a Ship-Breaking Yard, Geetanjoy Sahu A detailed analysis of the working and living conditions at the Alang-Sosiya ship-breaking yard raises several questions about the Gujarat model of development.

This paper aims to identify the major challenges in implementing rules for the protection and. Employment is seasonal in nature. Around 85% of the workers are married, but only 23% of the workers live with their families while living and working on the yards (IMF, ).

The living conditions of workers at Alang-Sosiya yards are : Surya Gupta. Living conditions of the workers 89% of workers do not receive housing facility from the plot owners even though they are migrant workers; The majority of the workers live in and around the ship breaking area in rented shanty dwellings usually without adequate facilities for potable water, sanitation, electricity, drainage systems and education for their children.

Download Citation | Working conditions in ship-breaking: A case of Alang Yard | Ship-breaking is the process of dismantling an obsolete vessels structure for scrap. In India, the Alang Ship. The ship breaking activity in developing countries, such as India, Bangladesh and Pakistan, has been subject to scrutiny and criticism due to the negative impacts the industry has on the environment and workers.

This policy brief outlines the main findings of a report on the working conditions in the ship breaking yards in Alang, India. A detailed analysis of the working and living conditions at the Alang-Sosiya ship-breaking yard raises several questions about the Gujarat model of development.

This paper aims to identify the major challenges in implementing rules for the protection and improvement of workers' rights at the micro level Employment an in-depth analysis of ship-breaking workers at Alang-Sosiya, and.

A new study says that Alang shipbreaking workers continue to work in appalling conditions. Photo courtesy of The Hindu Business Line The working and living conditions at the Alang shipbreaking yards in India, remain alarmingly poor, argues a new study published in the Economic & Political Weekly, a well known Indian Social Science journal.

At Alang shipbreaking yard, worker safety remains a dusty dream Going the whole nine yards in Alang, the ship graveyard of the world, where worker safety and benefits are still a dusty, murky pipe dream.

- With regards to workers’ rights, health and safety and living conditions, and irrespective of trade union membership, the authorities need to accommodate for: the immediate implementation of the applicable laws relative to labour rights, the immediate improvement of workers’ living conditions including drinking water and proper sanitation, the introduction of occupational health and safety procedures, the enforcement of the use of adequate PPE, a health care system.

Alang beach (Gujurat, India) is one of the main ship breaking yards in the world. Alang is a census town in Bhavnagar district in the Indian state of Gujarat.

Request PDF | Workers of alang-sosiya: A survey of working conditions in a ship-breaking yard, | A detailed analysis of the working and living conditions at the Alang-Sosiya ship.

Background Alang Sosiya Ship breaking yard is the largest ship breaking yard in the world. The number of ships that are recycled at Alang have increased since it started.

Since it started i.e. from in 30 years ships has been recycled, on an average of ships per year. 2 ships every 3 days. This shows the potential of the ship. TISS study finds poor health and safety services at Alang. There is a grim but popular saying working workers at the ship breaking yard in Gujarat - Alang se Palang (from Alang to the death bed).

That came true for five men killed in a gas explosion while they were at work on J sparking off fresh concern on environmental and safety standards. Alang–Sosiya Ship Breaking Yard (ASSBY), which occupies 10 Km of coastline, became in the s the world largest shipbreaking yard. In India accounted for 41% of the world's recycling capacity, 90% of it taking place in ASSBY (Table 1).Cited by: Since then, the yard has witnessed spectacular growth and has emerged as a leading Ship Breaking Yard in the world.

Ever since its inception, Alang dominates the ship breaking industry in India. The ship recycling industry has during the year processed ships amounting to Million tonnes, the similar trend is likely to be.

Safety Awareness Programme. To bring awareness among the labourers working in the yard, GMB has developed a Safety Training and Labour Welfare Institute at Alang, fromwhere every person related to any type of work in Alang Yard is given Safety Training by the qualified safety officers of GMB and only after that becomes eligible for employment in the Yard.

Earlier, diuring late 83's, when ship breaking at Alang, Bhavnagar - India, was in initial stage, ship breakers had clinged to their own process and method for ship breaking, with no organized framework or planned strategy, but later with continuous growth, it became essential to set up an organized structure, a body with which ship recycling industry could perform more collective, more smooth.

The working and living conditions at the shipbreaking yards of Alang, India, remain alarmingly poor, argues a new study published in the Economic & Political Weekly, a well known Indian Social. Workers and their supervisors at the world's largest ship breaking yard at Alang, in coastal South Gujarat, are busy these days.

For someone who had seen this graveyard of ships a decade ago with. Evaluation of Working Conditions of Labour in Ship Breaking Industry: A Case Study of Alang Shipbreaking Yard. Home > Books > Evaluation of Working Conditions of Labour in Ship Breaking Industry: A Case Study of Alang Shipbreaking Yard.

Author: Dr. Hrudanand Mishra Genre: Labour. Generate your Ship Demolition Report requirement. * Alang Today takes no legal responsibility for accuracy or completeness of information & Data given. Slowdown at Alang yard pushes up scrap steel price 12 May,AM IST A slowdown at the country’s largest ship-breaking yard, Alang, has pushed up scrap steel prices by Rs 1, per tonne in two weeks.

Workers of Alang-Sosiya A Survey of Working Conditions in a Ship-Breaking Yard, GEETANJOY SAHU A detailed analysis of the working and living conditions at the Alang-Sosiya ship-breaking yard raises several questions about the Gujarat model of development. This paper aims to identify the major challenges in.

Welcome to AlangTradeGuide, In the field of Ship recycling, Alang-Sosiya Ship Recycling Yard is world-known and attracts thousands of Ships worlds over.

Along with dismantling of ships, many other ancillary industries provide employment to lakhs of people of Bhavnagar district. Find Alang Latest News, Videos & Pictures on Alang and see latest updates, news, information from Explore more on Alang.

Alang is the largest ship breaking yard in the world. It is not just ship graveyard it is also a large market for items which is collected from the ship when it broke. Used and new both kinds of items are found on the ship. Items collected from sh. Indian labourers working at a ship breaking site in Alang, Gujarat, beach (Gujurat, India) is one of the main ship breaking yards in the world.

Alang is a census town in Bhavnagar district in the Indian state of Gujarat, is known as land of lakes and temples. However today Alang is known for being Asia's largest and world's one of the most important Ship Recycling Yard.

Office: ,Sir Pattni Road, Opp, Chandreshvar Mahadev Mandir, Meghani Carcal Bhavnagar Tele: (O) () / / For one, Alang's beachfront location is ideal for shipbreaking. Tides are heavy there, and the natural slope of the beach makes it easy for a ship to be run on shore.

Most importantly, Alang supplies the shipbreaking industry with an abundant source of laborers who are willing to work for low wages in risky, and sometimes life-threatening. Dirty and dangerous shipbreaking in Alang, India.

Description: the immediate improvement of workers’ living conditions including drinking water and proper sanitation, the introduction of occupational health and safety procedures, the enforcement of the use of adequate PPE, a health care system for the workers including rapid access to a.

held responsible for the conditions in which they sell their ships (as it stands, the ship owner can exempt himself from any responsibility for the hazards that the ship contains, thus contravening the principle that "the polluter pays"), or, for the shipbreakers, the conditions. 8 October, Six shipbreaking workers were killed and one worker was seriously injured on 6 October in a fatal incident at the Alang Ship Breaking Yard in the state of Gujarat in India.

The six shipbreaking workers were killed and one worker was seriously injured at the world’s largest shipbreaking yard after a fire broke out on. The salvage yards at Alang have generated controversy about working conditions, workers' living conditions, and the impact on the environment.

A major problem was that despite many serious work-related injuries, the nearest full service hospital was 50 km (31 minutes) away in Bhavnagar.

Instead of paying to get rid of old ships, owners sell them to a global scrap market, like Alang. Ships can bring in lots of money in scrap steel -- it's not unusual for a cargo ship to bring in a million dollars in steel alone [source: Langewiesche].

Inships were scrapped at Alang. Workers at the ship recycling yard of Alang lack basic amenities like water and electricity Mukesh Paswan, 36, gets a one-hour lunch break during which he has to have a hurried lunch and rest before resuming work as a gas cutter in Alang Sosiya, Asia’s largest ship recycling yard, 50 kilometres from Bhavnagar in Gujarat.

Impacts and Challenges of a large coastal industry: Alang-Sosiya Ship-Breaking Yard - Gujarat, India 9 Executive Summary cerns relating to ASSBY. Then, following individual consultations, the main stakeholder groups – villagers, migrant workers, ship-breakers and the Gujarat Maritime Board – met during multi-stakeholder workshops held in.

The company was incorporated in the name of P. Patel Ship breaking company in the year and was promoted by Mr. Nanubhai P Patel. Patel ship breaking company is one of the leading ships recycling unit in Alang ship recycling yard. Patel ship breaking company has demolished around 27 different type of ships; LDT of these ships is around LT.

Patel ship breaking. Alarmed, a Central government team led by Singh and S Machendranathan, additional secretary and financial adviser to the steel ministry, visited Alang last month and issued strict directions to the GMB and the ship-breakers to improve the working and living conditions of the roughly 5, workers at the yard.

Alang used to boast of a spotless and immaculate beach line before it was converted into a ship-breaking yard in June However, this scrap yard provides a steady source of income for local. Employment, Working & Living Conditions of Workers at Alang Ship Breaking Yard. Shri C. Pandya: 5.

Hazards in Chemical Units: Alang Ship Breaking Yard ma Karmacharioni Rojgari. Kam Ane Rehanakni sthiti. Shri C. Pandya:. 03 Nov Expressing concerns over working conditions at Alang ship-breaking yard, Toxics Watch Alliance (TWA) convener, Gopal Krishna has written a .The complex is used to provide training and education to ship recycling yard workers on safety and environmentally sound operations.

The total number of workers trained so far is close to ,Ship Breaking Yard. Alang is the biggest ship breaking facility in the world. There are more than ship breaking platforms here.

They break about 1, ships every year. At any time about people can be working on a single ship. The total workforce here is 40, plus.