Sunday, 3 July, 2022
TopicJob crisis

Topic: job crisis

India’s job crisis is real, needs quick intervention, research firm CMIE says

More than half of the 900 million Indians of legal working age don’t want a job, according to CMIE. Between 2017 and 2022, the overall labor participation rate dropped from 46% to 40%.

Modi govt sets up ‘green’ jobs portal, only for renewable energy sector

The portal created by the Skill Council for Green Jobs follows a draft policy framework released by Ministry of New and Renewable Energy to promote employment opportunities in the sector.

Farming GM crops, employment fund — what govt panel has suggested to create 20 cr jobs in 5 yrs

A Working Group of Ministers on employment generation and skill development submitted its report to PM Modi, making 63 suggestions across 18 sectors for job creation.

World’s children pushed into work, UK universities see cases spike & other Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

What an ‘urban NREGA’ should look like

Having eaten humble pie on NREGA, time for Narendra Modi to seriously consider Jean Dreze’s terrific proposal for urban employment.

You can bulldoze a building but not Kangana’s voice — Aaj Tak, News 18 on BMC ‘efficiency’

A quick take on what prime time TV news talked about.

Why Indians aren’t protesting against rising unemployment

People protest when they think it will achieve something. The Indian economy is in such a bad shape that they have given up.

Growth pangs, jobs crisis seen to be behind Modi’s call for population control

In his I-Day address Thursday, PM Modi equated family planning to patriotism as he called for population control.

Sena at it again, tells Modi govt mere advertising, word play won’t tackle jobs crisis

The Shiv Sena, which had mended its rocky ties with the BJP ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, has now hit out at the Modi govt over the state of the economy.

Modi govt buried good news in NSSO report along with bad news on unemployment

Former National Statistical Commission chief P.C. Mohanan says if NSSO survey had been released, it would’ve shown positive signs in the field of education.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.

Defence

Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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