Formalisation of employment: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Periodic Labour Force Survey: Decline in Self-Employed households

Published: June 9, 2020

The National Statistical Office recently released the Periodic Labour force Survey. According to the survey, the percentage of self-employed households in rural India declined from 52.2% to 51.7% in the year 2019. Highlights The Survey says that in Urban India the self-employed households declined from 32.4% to 31.8%. The decline in rural India is mainly ..

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Examining the Government Data on Job Creation

Published: February 11, 2019

The Prime Minister while addressing the Lok Sabha made the following claims about the creation: New jobs were created in the unorganised sector, which accounts for 80-85 per cent employment. PM cited an increase in the sale of commercial vehicles, infrastructure building and housing activities as evidence for the claim. PM further said that 1.8 crore ..

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