In your region, talk to two labourers. Choose either farm labourers or labourers working at construction sites. What wages do they get? Are they paid in cash or kind? Do they get work regularly? Are they in debt?

After having communication with two labourers working at construction sites, we got following information:

1. Their per day earning as wages is Rs. 90.

2. They get their payment in cash.

3. No. their work is not permanent; they don’t have work for every day.

4. They have debts as they take loans from moneylenders in case of any emergencies like illness of family members.

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