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India  /  Published 21.12.21

Jobless push for employment policy

From 9am to 6pm six days a week, Pinki Puhan, 40, serves customers at a grocery and vegetable store in Dwarka, west Delhi. She spends the entire time standing. “At day’s end I feel exhaus...
By Basant Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 17.09.21

Learning difficulty: NEP and NDEAR

Endear (verb): cause to be loved or liked. Now switch to NDEAR or the National Digital Education Architecture launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi last week. Addressing the inaugural conclave of t...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee

Opinion  /  Published 13.09.21

Grim tale: Labour and employment

The Periodic Labour Force Survey released by the Government of India for 2019-2020 reveals some expected changes in the labour force and in employment patterns. There was an economic slowdown prior to...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 23.08.21

Govt survey shows illusion of jobs

A government survey has portrayed an improved unemployment situation between July 2019 and June 2020 on certain parameters, but experts say this is largely an illusion caused by a distressed populatio...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 17.08.21

High growth rates might elude India for some time

At the start of its 75th year, India’s economy is confronted with one of its most challenging times. Economic growth, which was slowing down from 2017-18, slipped into its deepest-ever trough la...
By Renu Kohli


Opinion  /  Published 02.08.21

Labour force survey pangs

The latest Periodic Labour Force Survey data for July 2019 to June 2020 released by the Central government shows a rise in the labour force participation rate and a fall in the unemployment rate even ...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 09.09.20

MGNREGA : A case for rural regeneration

Narendra Modi’s cocky statement in Parliament in 2015 about the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act being a monumental failure of the Congress regime may have been a political...
By Debmalya Nandy

India  /  Published 05.06.20

Govt strategy: Unpalatable report? Sit on it. Rest flaunt

The Centre has released a survey that claims a marginal improvement in joblessness in 2018-19 while it sits on more than half-a-dozen other reports on unemployment and related subjects.The Periodic La...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.01.20

Wage growth rate plunges in 7 years

The rate of growth in wages and salaries across industries fell by more than five per cent from 2011-12 through March 2018 over the seven preceding years, a study has shown, backing up findings about ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.10.19

On data plea, they were signatories

On March 14, this year, scores of economists and social scientists from across the world spoke out against a tendency to suppress uncomfortable data in India, seeking to restore access and integrity t...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta


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