Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi attacked the government over a media report which claimed that the unemployment rate has gone up in August as rural jobs dipped.
The MP government’s move to reserve all jobs for ‘locals’ hasn’t gone down well with certain sections but experts say this is not something new and has been done by other states, too.
Even before the COVID-19 crisis, youth in Asia and the Pacific faced challenges in the labour market, resulting in high unemployment rates.
When it comes to decline, Mumbai saw a decline by 56 per cent, followed by Delhi (-54 per cent) and Chennai (-52 per cent).
Unemployment rates fell in 38 states, rose in three and were largely unchanged in nine, the Labor Department said Friday.
'We have assessed that skilled professionals can earn up to 9 per cent more, while those who complete certifications can earn almost 15 per cent more than unskilled workers,' said an official.
These MoUs are an answer to those who were skeptical about the task of providing 11 lakh jobs to skilled and semi-skilled labourers, UP MSME minister Sidharth Nath Singh said.
Swonk notes that several million unauthorized immigrants who weren't able to file for unemployment benefits were nevertheless probably laid off last month.
Positive hiring outlook was reported in sectors like healthcare & pharmaceuticals, information technology, e-commerce and tech start-ups, educational services, KPO, power and energy, and logistics.
The study said the existing manpower in the sector may not match up to the upcoming demand, both in numbers and required skill sets.
Microsoft said Thursday it was cutting an unspecified number of jobs amid reports the US tech giant was reorganizing its global sales operations.