Budget & Unemployment

Jobs and gloom

Print edition : March 01, 2019

At the “Young India Adhikaar march” held by students in New Delhi on February 7, demanding that the government address the unemployment crisis. Photo: Altaf Qadri/AP

Available evidence indicates that the employment situation in India may have worsened in the recent past, and the losses have been heavy for the informal sector. The delayed release of official data on employment only makes diagnosis difficult.
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