India unemployment

Unemployment rate has risen to 7.80 per cent in June: Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy

CMIE managing director Mahesh Vyas said the fall was located mainly in the informal markets and that it is possible that this is largely a labour migration issue and not an economic malaise.

published on : 5th July 2022

How young India is tackling the unemployment crisis

As the country battles rising unemployment, here’s what it means for the future of a budding workforce and the economy.

published on : 19th June 2022

Chhattisgarh tops states with lowest unemployment rate in country: Data

Chhattisgarh ranks first in the country with the lowest unemployment rate while the country's unemployment rate stood at 7.6 per cent in the same month (March).

published on : 4th April 2022

Omicron effect? Unemployment rate spikes to four-month high in December 2021

The latest spike seems to be linked to the Omicron-driven Covid surge, according to Yeshab Giri, chief commercial officer - staffing at HR consultancy firm Randstad India. 

published on : 4th January 2022

Metros see surge in hiring; unemployment rises in rural India 

The Centre for Monitoring of Indian Economy (CMIE), however, says India’s unemployment rate spiked to 7.75% in October from 6.86% a month ago.

published on : 4th November 2021

Confidence that India can lead rest of the world is misplaced

The government’s efforts to kickstart the stagnant economy are yet to bear fruit. It would be wise to keep our feet firmly planted on earth and not rouse wild expectations.

published on : 3rd October 2021