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Employment Data
India  /  Published 18.09.20

Eyes wide shut when job data is hard to gulp

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By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.09.20

Ageing nation and more job seekers by 2036

India is set to become an ageing nation by 2036 and the number of people seeking jobs will grow incrementally in the intervening period, a government report has said. The “Population Projection...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 04.10.18

Delaying employment data erodes credibility

An economy’s health is largely gauged by systematic and reliable data generated by the government and its agencies. Out of these, changes in employment (and unemployment) data are obviously an extre...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 11.02.19

Govt gears up to count jobs in tea stalls

The Centre is preparing for a sample survey to track job creation in informal establishments that employ less than 10 people each at a time uncertainty looms over the release of data collated by three...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.01.19

Exits from statistics panel over job report

Two independent members of the National Statistical Commission have resigned because of a reported disagreement with the Narendra Modi government over its failure to publish a report on employment tha...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

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Opinion  /  Published 05.03.19

What the NSSO employment report really says

The National Sample Survey Office report on employment in India was not allowed to be made public by the government. However, bits and pieces of the findings of the report have appeared in the public ...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 31.01.19

Centre ties itself up in knots over employment

Niti Aayog vice-chairperson Rajiv Kumar, who was fielded by a red-faced Narendra Modi government to play down the controversy over a leaked jobs report that revealed that the unemployment rate in the ...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

India  /  Published 31.01.19

Panel suggests burial of quarterly jobs survey

A panel appointed by the Centre has recommended the discontinuation of a quarterly employment survey that tracks eight labour-intensive sectors, two government sources have told The Telegraph.The sugg...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.04.19

Government's revalidate signal on Mudra job data

A central government agency has been asked to “revalidate” data which estimated that only 1.12 crore additional jobs were created in three years under the Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana, a scheme Pri...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 26.03.19

The government is in denial of the job crisis

There is no doubt that there is an unemployment crisis in the Indian economy. This crisis has been brewing over the past five years during the regime of the National Democratic Alliance. The governmen...
By The Editorial Board


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