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Periodic Labour Force Survey Plfs
Opinion  /  Published 29.06.22

Fine print: Reduction in unemployment rate

A little probing, however, reveals that the formal sector jobs are shrinking...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 26.06.22

Rise in unpaid and underpaid workers

Using CWS method, unemployment rate came out at 7.5 per cent in 2020-21 against 8.8 per cent in 2018-19 and 2019-20...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 21.06.22

Migration patterns in India

It is logical to surmise that these movements will continue as long as there are disparities in economic growth among states...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 29.04.22

Covid-era dip in women job share

Workers’ presence just 12 per cent in transport and 21 per cent in manufacturing...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.12.21

Jobless push for employment policy

According to the Periodic Labour Force Survey, the unemployment rate in India was, at 6.1 per cent in 2017-18, already the worst in four decades...
By Basant Mohanty in New Delhi

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Opinion  /  Published 17.09.21

Learning difficulty: NEP and NDEAR

If NEP and NDEAR are to endear themselves to us as path-breaking policies, the education ministry should undertake a reality check...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee

Opinion  /  Published 13.09.21

Grim tale: Labour and employment

The Periodic Labour Force Survey for 2019-2020 reveals some expected changes in the labour force and in employment patterns...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 23.08.21

Govt survey shows illusion of jobs

However, experts say this is largely an illusion caused by a distressed population increasingly taking up low-paid informal jobs...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 17.08.21

High growth rates might elude India for some time

High growth rates might elude India for some time to come...
By Renu Kohli

Opinion  /  Published 02.08.21

Labour force survey pangs

Trying to make labour force survey results look artificially attractive by the government may only be an attempt at self-deception...
By The Editorial Board


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