In the matrilineal society, Meghalaya has always placed a premium on its women, who work side by side with men. Yes, it is stated in the report.
According to the annual bulletin of the Periodic Labour Force Survey 2019-20, Meghalaya topped the list of all states/UTs, with 34.1 percent of female workers employed in senior and middle managerial roles. The National Statistical Office’s research also revealed that in 2019-20, the ratio of female workers in senior and intermediate management positions in rural areas was higher than in urban areas, with certain Northeastern states leading the country’s states and union territories (UTs).
According to the PLFS bulletin, Sikkim came in second with a 33.5 percent ratio, followed by Mizoram with 33.3 percent, Andhra Pradesh with 32.3 percent, and Punjab with 32.1 percent.
In 2019-20, the proportion of female workers in senior and intermediate management roles was 21.5 percent, which was higher than 16.5 percent in urban regions. In 2019-20, the overall (rural and urban) ratio of female workers in senior and intermediate management positions was 18.8%.
Among the ratio of female workers to male workers working as legislators, senior officials, and managers, Sikkim had the highest share with 50.4 percent, followed by 47.9 percent in Andhra Pradesh and 47.3 percent in Punjab. For professionals and technical workers, the ratio of female workers to male workers in 2019-20 was highest for Sikkim (120.2 percent), followed by Daman & Diu (110.7 percent), and Meghalaya (101.5 percent).
Jammu and Kashmir (9.2%), Andaman and Nicobar Islands (9%), Delhi (7.9%), Haryana (7.5%), and Assam (7.5%) were the states/UTs with the lowest ratio of female workers to total workers in managerial positions (6.9 percent). Senior and intermediate management positions were likewise ranked lower in these states.