Informal sector

Livelihoods in peril

Print edition : December 23, 2016

Several traditional jaggery-producing units in Mandya district of Karnataka have temporarily suspended production following demonetisation. Photo: The Hindu Archives

Business in the garment hub of Tirupur in Tamil Nadu has taken a huge hit following demonetisation. Photo: M. PERIASAMY

The devastating impact on the informal economy, which has strong links with the formal economy, may have catastrophic implications for society as a whole.
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