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Maharashtra gets just 4% of all Mudra loans but generates most new jobs -Aanchal Magazine

ould garner just 4% share in the total loans but generated the maximum additional jobs of 15%. Similarly, Kerala and Uttar Pradesh are two states which punch far above their weight when additional Employment Generation is juxtaposed with share in loan disbursements. UP with a meagre 2.7% share in loans disbursed generated 5.1% of additional employment and Kerala with 2.9% share in loans disbursed generated 5.2% extra jobs. These two states outpe

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A Simmering Unemployment Crisis in India -Shaguna Kanwar

employment is not a problem created by BJP in the last five years” and that the current government has taken many steps to create new jobs in the country. Although the government claims that Employment Generation and improving employability are its priority, data from the Ministry of Labour and Employment presented at the winter session of the Parliamentary in 2018 reveals a different story. Please click here to access.

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An employment-oriented economic policy -Pulapre Balakrishnan

. Though it must come across as arcane, this is an element of public policy that makes a difference to whether we enjoy economic security or not. This brings up the second task for the winner, namely Employment Generation. The macroeconomic policy pursued in the past five years needs overhauling. The government has continued with fiscal consolidation, or shrinking the deficit, while mandating the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to exclusively target in

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The problem with cherry-picking data -Arun Kumar

ven though the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) collects them annually. The government has implicitly admitted that there is a crisis in the farming and unorganised sectors, and due to that in Employment Generation. That is why it announced an annual ?6,000 support to farmers owning up to five acres of land and promised insurance to workers in the unorganised sector. It has also increased allocations for the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employ

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Job creation down 1.7% in Feb to 15.03 lakh: ESIC payroll data

nsurance (ESI) scheme also gives an idea of the level of employment in the formal sector. However, contrary the ESIC data, the retirement fund body EPFO’s latest payroll data showed that net Employment Generation in the formal sector almost trebled to 8.61 lakh in February compared to 2.87 lakh in the same month of last year. Please click here to read more.

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The self-employment conundrum -Arindam Gupta

number of schemes have been launched to prove the intention of fulfilling the promise to create over 10 million new jobs every year. Make in India, Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana, Prime Minister Employment Generation Programme and so on have been announced one after another. The policies to generate employment are focused exclusively on self-employment, skill development and incentivizing employers to facilitate More »

Revalidate signal to labour bureau on Mudra job creation data -Basant Kumar Mohanty

rdquo; data which estimated that only 1.12 crore additional jobs were created in three years under the Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana, a scheme Prime Minister Narendra Modi cites to defend his record on Employment Generation, sources have told The Telegraph. Several independent analysts suspect that the Centre is reluctant to release the data without a re-look because the initial estimate does not match its expectations. As on February 1, nearly 15

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Over 18 million jobs created in 15 months till Nov 2018: Central Statistics Office report

-PTI The study showed that Employment Generation in the formal sector increased by 48 per cent to touch a 15-month high of 7.32 lakh in November 2018 as compared to 4.93 lakh in the year-ago month, as per EPFO payroll data released earlier this month. More than 18 million jobs were generated by the country’s formal sector in a 15-month period starting September 2017 and ending November 2018, suggests a study based on payroll data of reti

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The failed promise of employment -CP Chandrasekhar

-Networkideas.org As election 2019 approaches, the Modi government, damaged by agrarian distress, is also being challenged by evidence that its record on Employment Generation has been extremely poor. To recall, in its campaign during the 2014 election which brought it back to power, the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) promised to create 10 million jobs every year. The best source of information on employment we currently have is th

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The missing women -Pratap C Mohanty & Anjali Bansal

-The Hindu The number of young women who are not in education, employment and training in India is very high India’s Employment Generation in the last five years has remained weak. According to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) India Index Baseline Report by NITI Aayog, 64 per 1,000 persons appear to be unemployed in the working age group of 15-59. The problem of unemployment has become more acute for youth and women. According to

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