19 lakh manufacturing jobs lost in August: CMIE
The latest unemployment rate is similar to the post-lockdown figure of 8.35 per cent recorded by the research firm around this time last year
Nearly 19 lakh people lost jobs in August with the manufacturing sector the worst affected, according to the latest employment data released by a private research firm.
The Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) figures show that the unemployment rate had climbed to 8.32 per cent in August after a brief spell of improvement.
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The Telegraph, 4 September, 2021, https://www.telegraphindia.com/india/19-lakh-people-lost-jobs-in-august-with-the-manufacturing-sector-cmie/cid/1829312?fbclid=IwAR0tOIzxMC4TXbMRjRfll9YZAvax6QZ4TBPx3stLN0qcoG1m860DLhYbE0A