Labour, Jobs and Employment – Harmonization of labour laws, gender gap, unemployment, etc.

Urban unemployment in India


From UPSC perspective, the following things are important :

Prelims level : Not much

Mains level : Paper 3- Issue of employment in India

The article discusses the issue of vulnerability of informal jobs in India and suggests the steps to address the problem.

The urban unemployment in India crept up to 9.83% in August as against 9.15% in July, according to monthly unemployment data released Tuesday by the Center for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE). In other words, roughly one in every 10 person in urban areas cannot find work

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