The Covid-19 pandemic has shaken India’s job market
Mahesh Vyas of CMIE says the growth in the wage bill of listed manufacturing companies is negative when adjusted against inflation
By end-October, 21 states have utilised MGNREGA funds allotted to them. It would mean unless further allocations are made, payments may come to a halt
Challenges remain and they will require some out-of-the-box ideas to propel growth rates.
A National Employment Policy, the first in the country, can go a long way in addressing perhaps the most profound problem of the economy.
The rate of unemployment shot up once again in August, and the total number of employed people fell to 39.77 crore from 39.93 crore in July.
It is critical to note that insurers don't offer job loss insurance as a standalone benefit. It's an add-on facility
As job loss insurance is available as a rider benefit, there is no separate process to renew the policy
The NCAER observation was supported by the EPFO data that showed Maharashtra and Gujarat accounted for about one-third of all jobs created in May
Indicators such as railway freight revenues, electricity generation, and traffic congestion were down in the week ending July 25.