Fresh lockdowns push India jobless rate to over 8% in first two weeks of April: CMIE
Source | economictimes.indiatimes.com | Yogima Seth Sharma
The imposition of fresh lockdowns has led to increase in unemployment rate to over 8% in the first two weeks of April and has the potential of impacting over 120 million unorganised workers besides hurting the economic recovery process, the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy said.
“Frontline casualties of the uncertainties regarding a lockdown has started showing in the data. The first two weeks that ended in April 2021 show an