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Which of the following is a cause for Migration of unskilled workers?
1. Population
2. Poverty
3. Pollution
4. Ambience

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : Poverty

​The correct answer is Poverty.

  • A cause for the Migration of unskilled workers in poverty.
  • The unskilled workers migrate searching for ways to provide for their families and to escape unemployment, war, or poverty in their countries of origin.
  • The Indian Census (2011) data calculated the total number of internal migrants accounting for inter and intra-state movement to be 450 million, an increase of 45% since the Census 2001 (De, 2019).
  • Uttar Pradesh (UP), Bihar, Madhya Pradesh (MP), Rajasthan are among the major origin states of migration in India.
  • Delhi, Kerala, Maharashtra, Gujarat, and Tamil Nadu are among the important destination states for these migrant workers.

  • International Labour Organization brings together governments, employers and workers of 187 member States, to set labour standards, develop policies and devise programmes promoting decent work for all women and men.
  • ILO was established in 1919 by the Treaty of Versailles as an affiliated agency of the League of Nations.
  • Its headquarters are in Geneva, Switzerland.
  • The President/ Director-General of ILO as of October 2021 is ‎Mr Guy Ryder.

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