Monday, 27 June, 2022
TopicJobs data

Topic: Jobs data

Education levels of SC, ST, OBC rising. A new study looks at caste gap in jobs, income too

Data from NSSO 2004-05 and Periodic Labour Force Survey 2017-18 show that the education level of those belonging to OBC is now similar to General Category young men in urban India.

In India’s job market, women have higher exit rate, lower entry rate than men: Study

Researchers from IIM Bangalore and Warwick University analysed IHDS data from 2004-05 and 2011-12 to find that the situation is especially stark for women in urban areas.

More young urban Indian men appear to be studying longer, not looking for jobs: New research

Researchers looked at 2004-05 NSS data and 2017-18 labour force survey to find men in 20-29 age group in states like Bihar and Jharkhand either take an informal job or remain unemployed.

Improve skills, take unpaid internships — experts’ advice on surviving slow jobs market

In ThePrint's 'Safe & Sound' series, experts talk about how pandemic has changed the jobs  market, unemployment levels and what new hiring trends will look like.

For 2 years from 2014, Indian graduates became more employable. Then their growth stagnated

India Skills Report 2020 says the employability of Indian graduates across sectors is projected to dip marginally in the next fiscal.

Don’t just blame patriarchy for fewer women in India’s job force. Blame our cities too

Data shows that women are quite willing to work, and men are supportive of it despite patriarchal norms.

Sanjaya Baru asks why US targeting India on trade & Ashok Desai on Pakistan’s economic woes

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

Polls done, Modi govt releases jobs data that showed unemployment at 45-year high

Government releases report, vetted by the National Statistical Commission, which it had held back in December saying it was only a draft.

Why BJP’s startup push is better for Indians looking for jobs than Congress’ Nyay

Congress-led opposition is using one NSSO report to highlight unemployment woes in 2019 elections when job scenario world over has drastically changed.

Pick-up in quarterly sales reflect an upswing in Indian economy as GST regime stabilises

There is finally evidence of formalisation of the economy as the GST regime stabilises & has a big positive effect on the business cycle.

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Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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