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Unemployment 2021: What can the government do to help jobless Indians?

The country has seen another spike in unemployment over the past two weeks. Even though there is no visible migrant exodus, the situation might drag on for longer. What can the government do?

Published on 31st May 2021
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How do we tackle the mismatch of education and posts? 

The youth in the country are struggling against employment, not through demonstration, but in desperation, bagging any job they can land, and setting aside their qualifications

Published on 13th August 2021
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Report shows unemployment in urban TN doubled in a year. Was the informal sector left unprotected?

Noted economist and former governor of the Reserve Bank of India, C Rangarajan, tells Express that the informal sector in the State was more affected due to the pandemic

Published on 15th July 2021
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Survey suggests that two in five global workforce believe their job will be obsolete within 5 years

The survey, conducted between January 26 and February 8, involved 32,500 respondents from 19 countries, including India and China

Published on 17th March 2021
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Delhi Government to launch new scheme to empower women, offer larger role in the economy

The survey showed that before the pandemic, unemployment among women was 26 per cent in February last year and it rose to 40 per cent in February 2021

Published on 9th March 2021
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US President Biden's admin undecided on ending Trump-era H-1B visa ban 

In January, then-President Donald Trump had extended the ban on issuing new H-1B visas till March 31, arguing that the country is having a very high unemployment rate

Published on 2nd March 2021
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Unemployment rates in the UK shoot up as fresh COVID restrictions shut businesses

The figures however don't show the full impact of COVID-19 restrictions on employment because some 1.9 million workers remain on furlough

Published on 23rd February 2021
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This network for MSEs can help create 56 million new jobs in 10 years. Here's how

Emphasising the need to help and scale up the existing micro-entrepreneurs the researchers proposed setting up a network for assisting them with the process

Published on 23rd January 2021
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Job insecurity linked to depression during Covid-19: Study

The study, published online in the Journal of Adolescent Health, found that since the start of the pandemic, nearly 60 per cent of US young adults experienced direct or household employment loss

Published on 11th November 2020
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More economic worries mean less caution about COVID-19: Study

In states with lower unemployment benefits, job insecurity was associated with a seven per cent decline in compliance with COVID-19 prevention behaviours

Published on 9th November 2020
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Demand for freshers picks up since COVID-19, trend set to continue till end of financial year

Considering the off-campus hiring, on an overall basis fresher hiring in the first half (April-September) is about 75 per cent of the last year

Published on 4th November 2020
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This topper from Brown University came back to India to help women find better jobs. Here's why

The pandemic has changed the way we looked at employment. Distance is not a barrier anymore. being in a Tier-2 city is not a disadvantage, said Vanshika Goenka, Founder, Kool Kanya

Published on 4th November 2020
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Unemployment issue not political, but humanitarian: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said on Thursday that the problem of unemployment was not a political issue, but a humanitarian one and promised to extend all possible help in the matter

Published on 17th September 2020
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India has a worse underemployment problem than unemployment: Do India's youth need to be Aatmanirbhar to find the right job?

The unemployment data, at present, does not capture much but the level of unemployment. It does not measure whether the individual is employed for doing a job that matches his skill set the best

Published on 31st August 2020
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Unemployment in Indian youth has doubled since 2016: Will WEF's Reskilling Revolution create jobs?

India also has lesser jobs for those who are more educated — 14.6 per cent of the graduates in our country who are actively looking for jobs are unemployed

Published on 29th January 2020

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