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
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
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
Demonetisation impact: 250 casual workers lost job every day during January-March; why govt needs to create more jobs
As per CMIE, in 12 months up to August 2017, 19 lakh jobs were wiped out
Anomalies in employment data should get addressed with the just-launched NSSO survey, Panagariya said
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,
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
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
The data clearly points to the fact that job creation in India is successively slowing down, which is very alarming
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
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.