Travels through the Hindi belt: In Bihar's Gaya, parents forced to put kids to work in absence of solution from state
Bihar's Gaya district, home to the famour Mahabodhi temple, is infamous for being the centre of child trafficking in the state.
With labour participation rate at 38%, daily wage workers in Bihar blame demonetisation, Nitish Kumar's policies for struggle
One of the major reasons behind stark rise in unemployment in Bihar is the agrarian crisis, where more and more farmers are moving out of their farms and seeking work elsewhere. According to the censuses between 1991 and 2011, nearly 15 million farmers in India have dropped out of the profession at the rate of 2035 per day.
Travels through the Hindi belt: In dry state Bihar, youths resort to bootlegging as unemployment rises at an alarming 19.4%
Much like the state of Gujarat with a prohibition law for decades, Bihar, too, has slipped into clandestine liquor trade with several jobless youths joining in to make money
Travels through the Hindi belt: Abandoned by Congress govt in Chhattisgarh, BPO in Maoist-hit Dantewada battles existential crisis
Apart from Inspiredge which is working fine, VACSTECH and Geostat are struggling to pay while Sixth Generation Technology Pvt LTD packed up its office.
Travels through the Hindi belt: As MGNREGA projects dry up, Chhattisgarh labourers migrating south face squalor
Local journalist Nizam Ali, who blew the whistle on a 120-crore MGNREGA scam in Bastar in 2013-2014, said migration should not come as a surprise, considering fewer projects are on the anvil each year.
Travels through the Hindi belt: Chhattisgarh govt struggles to assuage investors, agents duped in chit funds during BJP's tenure
Over 400 cases of irregularities have been registered against chit fund companies in Chhattisgarh. The Congress government is struggling to assuage those who lost their money.
Travels through the Hindi belt: Chhattisgarh's job woes now haunt Congress as voters accuse party of not walking the talk
According to CMIE’s figures as of January 2019, unemployment in Chhattisgarh stands at 7.7 percent, 0.4 per cent higher than India’s.