Unemployment rate rises to one-year high of 8.3 percent in August, lowest in Chhattisgarh - Newztezz Online


Thursday, September 1, 2022

Unemployment rate rises to one-year high of 8.3 percent in August, lowest in Chhattisgarh

In August, the urban unemployment rate rose to 9.6 percent and the rural unemployment rate rose to 7.7 percent.

The unemployment rate in the country reached a one-year high of 8.3 percent in August. During this, employment decreased by 20 lakhs to 39.46 crores as compared to the previous month. According to data from the Center for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), the unemployment rate in July was 6.8 percent and employment stood at 397 million. 8 percent, while the rural unemployment rate is about seven percent.

In August, the urban unemployment rate rose to 9.6 per cent and the rural unemployment rate to 7.7 per cent, he said. Vyas said erratic rainfall affected sowing activities and this is one of the reasons for rising unemployment in rural India.

The unemployment rate in rural areas of the country increased from 6.1 percent in July to 7.7 percent in August. More importantly, the employment rate fell from 37.6 percent to 37.3 percent.

Vyas said, going forward, the rural unemployment rate may come down as a delay in monsoon will lead to an increase in agricultural activities towards the end of the monsoon. However, it is not clear how the urban unemployment rate will be in the coming months. At present, it remains quite high.

According to the data, during August Haryana had the highest unemployment rate of 37.3 percent. After this, the unemployment rate was 32.8 percent in Jammu and Kashmir, 31.4 percent in Rajasthan, 17.3 percent in Jharkhand and 16.3 percent in Tripura.

The data shows that the unemployment rate was lowest in Chhattisgarh at 0.4 per cent, Meghalaya at 2 per cent, Maharashtra at 2.2 per cent and Gujarat and Odisha at 2.6 per cent.

Unemployment lowest in Chhattisgarh

The unemployment rate in Chhattisgarh was 0.4 percent in August, while the country's unemployment rate was 8.3 percent during the same period. Public relations department officials gave this information on Thursday.

Officials said that Chhattisgarh has remained high among the states with the lowest unemployment rate for the last several months. The unemployment rate of Chhattisgarh in August 2022 is 0.4 percent. Whereas the unemployment rate in the country is 8.3 percent. Chhattisgarh's unemployment rate stood at 0.8 percent in July. In May it was 0.7 percent and in March-April it was the lowest at 0.6 percent.

Officials said that after the formation of the new government in the state, many works were done to strengthen the economy. Emphasis was laid on such schemes and implementation which would create new employment opportunities.

He told that with the formation of the government, schemes like loan waiver and increase in support price were started. After this, Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana, Godhan Nyay Yojana, Suraji Gaon Yojana, Narva-Garva-Ghurva-Bari program, Rajiv Gandhi Rural Landless Farmer Nyay Yojana, formulation of new industrial policy, better system of collection of forest and agricultural produce, etc. Steps taken.(Language)

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