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CII survey claims MSMEs create 14% more employment in last 4 yrs; hospitality, tourism become top job-generating sectors
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CII survey claims MSMEs create 14% more employment in last 4 yrs; hospitality, tourism become top job-generating sectors

In terms of states, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Telangana were the largest job creators, while in case of exporters, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Telangana topped.

Unemployment crisis in India: Why BJP's 2014 election manifesto promising jobs has remained only a political document
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Unemployment crisis in India: Why BJP's 2014 election manifesto promising jobs has remained only a political document

National Sample Survey Office (NSSO), a central agency tasked with carrying out large-scale surveys, has found unemployment in the country at a 45-year high of 6.1 percent in a recent report

Govt forms panel led by former chief statistician TCA Anant to bring in more transparency in jobs data calculation
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Govt forms panel led by former chief statistician TCA Anant to bring in more transparency in jobs data calculation

The government has set up a technical committee under former chief statistician TCA Anant to bring in more transparency in jobs data calculation and presentation, the labour ministry said on Monday

IT layoffs: NITI Aayog's Arvind Panagariya dismisses fears, says world in grip of ‘robophobia’
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IT layoffs: NITI Aayog's Arvind Panagariya dismisses fears, says world in grip of ‘robophobia’

Anomalies in employment data should get addressed with the just-launched NSSO survey, Panagariya said

Task force set up to get reliable, timely data on employment
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Task force set up to get reliable, timely data on employment

Some data is collected and published by certain agencies including the Labour Bureau, but the coverage is very small as it covers only a few sectors and the methodology is not based on updated panel of survey respondents. The net result has been that both policy making and analysis are conducted in a data vacuum,

Where are the jobs? Only 2.31 lakh added in 2016 when 10-15 lakh youth enter job market each month
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Where are the jobs? Only 2.31 lakh added in 2016 when 10-15 lakh youth enter job market each month

The Labour Bureau which tracks employment generation across select sectors quarterly has smartly altered the sample size and the sample itself, now terming the data released for calendar 2016

Book excerpt: The real story behind India’s low unemployment
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Book excerpt: The real story behind India’s low unemployment

The overall unemployment number will remain low, as is the case currently. But most of the individuals entering the workforce won’t be able to find regular work

Scary picture: India may see 7 million jobs disappearing by 2050, says study
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Scary picture: India may see 7 million jobs disappearing by 2050, says study

The data clearly points to the fact that job creation in India is successively slowing down, which is very alarming

A million Indians reach employable age each month: More jobs, better jobs' data needed
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A million Indians reach employable age each month: More jobs, better jobs' data needed

The story also says that more than one crore people are added annually to India's workforce, which stands at close to 50 crore. More than 93% of these workers are employed in the unorganised sector

Rural wages take a hit on falling inflation, attraction for farm sector slips
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Rural wages take a hit on falling inflation, attraction for farm sector slips

Across India, the average wage rate in 23 agricultural and non-agricultural occupations was at Rs 266.26 for November 2014 against Rs 256.52 in the corresponding period last year, the Labour Bureau data revealed.