Nine organised non-farm sectors provided jobs to 29 per cent more people during the first quarter of the current financial year, the period hit by the second Covid wave, over 2013-14, showed a new official employment survey.
However, two services sectors -- trade, accommodation and restaurants -- were battered by the wave and job generation there declined by 25 per cent and 13 per cent, respectively, over this period, showed a first new revamped quarterly employment survey (QES).
On the other hand, the other services sector -- IT and BPO -- hired 152 per cent more, while it is 77 per cent higher in the case of health. This was followed by transport (68 per cent), financial services (48 per cent), and education (39 per cent), showed the survey unveiled by Labour Minister Bhupender Yadav.
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