In India, unorganised sector is the largest workforce which provides more employment opportunities to both men and women. Majority of them are working as servant maids in private households. By enrolling themselves in the district labour office they are eligible to get the benefits availed to them. Labour welfare assistance is given in order to improve their standard of living. Though most of the workers have enrolled and benefited through this, still there are few who are not aware and they have to be guided properly to register with the board. In specific to the educational assistance, it is divided to son/daughter from 10 to degree and professional courses, which plays a major role in the carrier of their children’s life. Welfare assistance such as educational assistance, maternity benefits, marriage assistance reimbursement cost of spectacles, pension and accidental insurance scheme are some of the measures taken by the government for the welfare of the servant maids. This paper aims to bring out the social security measures availed by the servants maids in the study area.
KEY WORDS: SERVANT MAIDS, UNORGANISED SECTOR, SOCIAL SECURITY MEASURES AND EMPLOYMENT