ROLE OF SMALL SCALE INDUSTRIES IN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF EMPLOYEES WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO JAIPUR CITY
An economic and social performance of a nation is directly linked to the degree of industrialization. The development of the industry sector leads to a greater use of natural resources, the manufacture of commodities, the development of opportunities for jobs and the improvement of the basic living standards. After independence India has also been seeking to build the industrial base of the nation. It has proposed numerous initiatives aimed at growing public- and private-sector industries with strong emphasis placed on SSI. They play a crucial role in the planned growth with its low capital advantages, high job generation potential, industrial base reinvestment and industrial distribution to rural and semi-urban areas.
Employees are an important part of these SSI as these resources only determines the success or failure of these industries. Growth and development of employees comes under the core responsibility of SSI’s. The SSI sector has been given an effective strategic role for socio-economic, balanced development in the planned economy. Therefore this paper aims at finding out the role of SSI’s in the growth and development of their employees with special reference to Jaipur city. The study made use of descriptive type of research design using self-structured questionnaire for collecting data from 70 employees of SSI’s of Jaipur which are selected using simple random convenience sampling technique. The analysis and hypothesis testing is done using several statistical tool to arrive at conclusion that small scale industries are playing a significant role for the growth and development of employees.