This paper on problems and prospects of hawkers in Tenkasi district is a research paper that aims to understand the ‘working life’ of hawkers in keeping with their financial accessibility, social security, occupational well being and the working condition.
India is the second populated country in the world. Providing employment opportunity to the people is the greatest task to the government. Therefore the people develop their entrepreneur skill to earn income for their livelihood. Hawking is one of the entrepreneurship, small in terms of capital and size and easy to start the business. Nonetheless, it is noticed that there has been a phenomenal increase in the number of hawkers leading to an increase in the number of workers in the informal sector in India and Mumbai has witnessed for containing highest hawkers among all major cities in India.
Keywords: Hawkers, Problems, Prosperous.