It could be inferred form table 1 state level analysis of informal workers. According to 55th (1999 – 2000) and 66th round (2009 – 2010) NSS Round survey that in Tamilnadu 89.27 percent of the informal workers during the period 1999 – 2000 and 89.89 percent of the informal workers during the period 2009 – 2010.
(iii) OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
The following are the objectives of the study:
1. To study the socio-economic profile of the unorganized sector employees’ in southern districts of Tamil Nadu.
2. To know the awareness about Prime Minister Atal Pension Yojana scheme benefit among unorganized sector employees’ in southern districts of Tamil Nadu.
3. To encourage the unorganized sector employees’ prefer to invest in Atal Pension Yojana scheme in southern districts of Tamil Nadu.
The research methods includes nature of the study, nature of the data, data collection instrument, sample size determination, sampling procedure, area of the study and framework of data analysis.
Nature of the study
The study mainly aims at knowing the Efficacy Study on Prime Minister Atal Pension Yojana Scheme among Unorganised Sector Employees’ in Southern Districts of Tamilnadu. The study also attempts to analyse and describe the socio – economic profile of the unorganized sector employees, awareness about Prime Minister Atal Pension Yojana scheme benefit among unorganized sector employees’ and encourage the unorganized sector employees’ prefer to invest in Atal Pension Yojana. Hence, the research design that applies for this study is analytical and descriptive in nature.
Nature of the Data
Both the primary and secondary data will be used in this study. The primary data will be collected from unorganized sector employees in selected districts of Tamilnadu. Details regarding socio – economic profile of the unorganized sector employees and awareness about Prime Minister Atal Pension Yojana scheme among unorganized sector employees will be collected by using a well structured interview schedule. Secondary data will be collected from reports published by the Atal Pension Yojana (APY), National Pension System (NPS), Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) and National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL). Also the secondary data pertaining to the study would be collected from government websites and other related published sources.
Data Collection Instrument
The questions in the interview schedule will be designed according to the objectives of the study. The variables identify from review of literature will be taken into account while drafting the interview schedule. Also the opinion from a panel of members comprising experts in the field of finance, security analysis, portfolio management, statistics, management, economics, commerce and psychology would be sought for at every stage of designing the final interview schedule.
Sample Size Determination
Sample size shall be determined based on the available data from the National Commission for Enterprises in the unorganised Sector (NCEUS) using appropriate formulae with an approximate sample of around 600 respondents will be selected.
The unorganized sector employees in southern districts of Tamilnadu represent the population for the study. The sample respondents have been selected in southern districts of Tamilnadu by adopting non probability sampling method. Based on the nature of the study an approximate sample around 600 respondents will be chose southern districts of Tamilnadu through the purposive sampling method.
Framework of Data Analysis
To analyze the primary data collected, Statistical tools such as factor analysis, cluster analysis, correlation analysis, chi – square test and simple percentage analysis will be used.