Jobs Biggest Thing Bothering Us, Says Indian Industry Body
Thursday, March 7, 2019, 7:18 AM
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on Wednesday expressed concern on the country's job market amid growing challenges of making a generation employment-ready. CII's observation came a day after the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) flagged climbing unemployment rate in the country. A report said that the unemployment rate has climbed despite a fall in the number of job seekers.
"India Lost Over 1 Crore Jobs In 2018": Congress Slams BJP Citing Report
Monday, January 7, 2019, 8:07 AM
The Congress targeted the BJP-led Centre over "growing employment" in India, citing a-think-tank report to claim that over one crore jobs were lost last year. Referring to a report by the think-tank CMIE, Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari alleged that the BJP-led NDA government failed to fulfil its promise of providing two crore jobs every year and that the country lost one crore jobs instead.