Manufacturers of bicycle parts, auto parts and fasteners have been hit hard by drop in demand, rising costs, and problems in sourcing raw materials.
Akhilesh Yadav, a Samajwadi Party activist in Machhli Shahar speaks about how unemployment has affected the residents of the area.
Surya Bhan Yadav, the pradhan of Jamalpur village, talks to ThePrint's Ruhi Tewari about the impact unemployment has had on the village's residents.
Kishan Kumar, a migrant labourer in Jaunpur, talks to ThePrint's Ruhi Tewari about how he lost his job due to a slowing economy
Manga Ram, a worker in a garment unit in Ludhiana, talks to ThePrint's Chitleen K Sethi about job losses in the sector.
Ritesh Vallecha, who owns a manufacturing unit for gold bangles talks about rising unemployment due to a slowing economy with ThePrint's Ruhi Tewari.
Amit Gupta, owner of Brassco Exports in Moradabad, talks to ThePrint's Ruhi Tewari about how a slowing economy has hit the brass manufacturing sector.
Raghav Agarwal, owner of Metal World in Moradabad, explains to ThePrint's Ruhi Tewari how the handicrafts sector has been hit by a slowing economy and other factors.
Eastern UP district has no avenues for employment, leading to high migration. But thanks to the economic slowdown, people are returning to a bleak future
Daily labourers are worst affected, but permanent employees could also lose jobs as GST hits 12,000 hosiery units in the Ludhiana area.
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