Mar 24, 2021 11:52 AM IST
The government had imposed a lockdown to curb the spread of the pandemic but this impacted economic and commercial activities and resulted in job loss and later on the exodus of migrant workers which rocked the entire nation.
- Mar 17, 2021 06:36 PM IST
A Rs 10,000 per acre support would be provided to around 68 lakh small and marginal farmers under the Krishak Bandhu Scheme, the manifesto said.
- Mar 03, 2021 05:59 PM IST
CII Director General Chandrajit Banerjee appealed the Haryana government to reconsider the legislation.
- Mar 02, 2021 06:11 PM IST
The rate of joblessness in the state is three times higher than the national average.
- Mar 02, 2021 02:25 PM IST
Inaugurating a development summit virtually organised by the Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Development Studies, an economic think tank aligned to the Congress ideology in poll-bound Kerala, Singh said temporary measures by the Government of India and the Reserve Bank to paper over the credit problem cannot blind us to the looming credit crisis ahead that could affect the small and medium sector.
- Mar 02, 2021 02:08 PM IST
Haryana reported the highest unemployment rate of 26.4 percent, followed by Rajasthan at 25.6 percent.
- Feb 18, 2021 07:26 PM IST
Most employed persons in India do not have regular jobs. Their employment on any given day depends upon the state of the economy, the local environment, business conditions at large and a fair degree of luck.
- Jan 26, 2021 04:09 PM IST
At 5.0 percent, the figure is 1.2 percentage points above the same period a year earlier, to reach the highest level since April 2016.
- Jan 06, 2021 09:49 AM IST
According to IHS Markit, India’s manufacturing PMI rose to 56.4 in December 2020, a tick higher from November 56.3. However, the survey also brought the bad news of falling employment.
- Jan 04, 2021 11:28 AM IST
High unemployment is the weak underbelly of the Kerala model
- Dec 29, 2020 11:13 PM IST
The apparel industry and a slew of malls were battered as millions of Americans stayed home and a litany of dress-up events, from proms to weddings, were canceled or postponed.
- Nov 18, 2020 03:58 PM IST
Contributing establishments with the EPFO have dropped by 30,825 from September to October, official data shows
- Nov 08, 2020 08:15 PM IST
The condition of submitting the claim in an affidavit form under Atal Beemit Vyakti Kalyan Yojana (ABVKY) was causing an inconvenience to claimants, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Aug 20, 2020 08:57 AM IST
Successive governments have continued to overlook the vulnerability of India’s informal urban workforce and the situation this workforce finds itself in. The current crisis, however, presents an opportunity to modernise India’s social safety net
- Aug 19, 2020 10:18 AM IST
If it takes 6 months to control the virus, then job losses among young Indians could go up to 6.1 million
- Aug 13, 2020 08:45 AM IST
If cleared, the proposal will benefit over 32 million ESIC subscribers if they ever find themselves unemployed.
- Jul 08, 2020 02:20 PM IST
Depending on when the expats are asked to leave the country, Kerala’s remittances economy could see a shrinkage of up to $4 billion — about 25 percent of its total inward remittances
- Jul 07, 2020 11:12 AM IST
The rise in urban unemployment can be attributed to fresh curbs imposed in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Assam, West Bengal and Maharashtra.
- Jul 01, 2020 02:41 PM IST
The virus has infected over half a million people in the world's second-most populous nation, hitting economic activity, but fall in unemployment rate suggested the worst may be over for the economy, at least for now.
- Jun 24, 2020 10:31 AM IST
Falling unemployment shows that economy is picking up
- Jun 23, 2020 10:56 AM IST
Xi Jinping would not want Li Keqiang, who has experience in tackling the 2009 H1N1 virus outbreak, to garner an image as the hero of the current COVID-19 crisis. This is why Xi’s allies are picking holes in Li’s call to revive the stall economy
- Jun 17, 2020 10:18 AM IST
China is staring at a multi-front crisis emanating from a global anti-Beijing regrouping, a resurgent India and its own unstable domestic affairs with a slowing economy and soaring unemployment
- Jun 16, 2020 10:47 AM IST
- Jun 10, 2020 01:07 PM IST
"In UP, unemployment has emerged as a big problem in form of suicides. Forgetting truth of corona, BJP has become busy in elections. When BJP is not considering unemployment and starvation as a problem, how will it solve them.With Bihar election nearing, after some days 'star campaigner' will also start flying," Yadav said in a tweet in Hindi.
- Jun 05, 2020 02:41 PM IST
Labour force participation rate for working age population (15 years and above) rose slightly to 50.2 percent in FY19, from 49.8 percent in FY18