3 years of BJP govt: Unemployment rate in 2015-16 up marginally to 5%

The rate was 4.9% in 2013-14, the year before the BJP assumed power

3 years of BJP govt: Unemployment rate in 2015-16 up marginally to 5%

In September-December 2016, the group of those marginally attached to the labour force was nearly as big as those actively looking for jobs

India’s unemployment rate has registered a slight increase since the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government began its term in May 2014, despite the government’s professed emphasis on job

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First Published: May 23 2017 | 7:59 AM IST

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