Document Type

Journal Article


An examination has been given regarding the implications of the neo-liberal reforms for workers in the Indian garment industry during the post Multi Fiber Arrangement (post-MFA). The garment industry is considered to be an example of this contradictory outcomes of post-Independence development strategies. In addition, the emerging troubles that will be faced by the workers are also described whereas the Indian garment industry is continually be incorporated with the global market. Then, an illustration regarding the growing informalization of labor as well as the increase in a concealed inter-border trade is also discussed. Furthermore, the illegal processes have also been highlighted as well as the consequences of the informal practices which is an important factor in shaping the global process at the local level.