unemployment News

Youth felt lack of jobs, so new panel to focus on it: Gujarat Chief Secretary

Pitching for start-ups as new job creators, Singh talked about a “bleak” job scenario a “limit” to what big industries can offer jobs as.

Sena: Nehru-Gandhi family can’t be blamed for non-generation of jobs

The editorial referred to the National Sample Survey Office report that showed a rise in unemployment of 6.1 per cent.


Unemployment rate at 6.1% in 2017-18, says labour force survey which was withheld earlier

The PLFS, however, said “compared to the quinquennial rounds, in 2017-18 the unemployment rates in both usual status (ps+ss) and CWS were higher for both males and females”, but added that the figures have to be read with explanatory note for comparability.

India's GDP falls to five-year low at 5.8% in Jan-Mar; unemployment rate rises to 45-year high

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) also revealed that GDP growth during 2018-19 fiscal stood at 6.8 per cent, lower than 7.2 per cent in the previous financial year.

Explained: What does the latest data on unemployment mean

In 2017-18, the year after demonetisation, the unemployment rate stood at 6.1 per cent of the total labour force, according to the data released by the labour ministry.

Waiting to leave, in Malaka

Education didn’t get them jobs, governments didn’t get them change, and polls pass them by. To find out how elections touch daily life, The Indian Express veers off the campaign trail to spend a week in UP’s Malaka, in one of India’s most backward areas. Will this election be any different in this village in Fatehpur, which every time changes the incumbent party in hope of vikas?


Trade troubles

Labour intensive exports remain sluggish, non-oil non-gold imports contract, suggesting weak domestic demand.

Respect this govt trying to enforce rules... (but) there’s a view that industry is somehow suspect: Naushad Forbes

Co-chairman of Forbes Marshall Naushad Forbes says while jobs are being created, these are in the informal sector, says blocking the NSSO survey data backfired, explains why the RBI cut was necessary, and expresses concern over more powers being granted to tax officials

Jobs and education: What political parties are promising in their 2019 manifesto

Before every election, the political parties has set an agenda through their manifesto which they promised to fulfill in the coming five years. Have a look at the promises made by political parties in areas of jobs, education

India's unemployment rate highest since Sept 2016, climbs to 7.2% in Feb: CMIE

A CMIE report released in January said nearly 11 million people lost jobs in 2018 after the demonetisation of high value notes in late 2016 and the chaotic launch of a new goods and services tax in 2017, hit millions of small businesses.