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Covid pandemic-induced income blues not yet over for seven states/UTs

Residents of 6 states and a Union Territory are yet to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic-induced income shock, data compiled by the National Statistical Office for 21 states and UTs for FY22 shocks.

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Shiva Rajora New Delhi
Residents of six states and a Union Territory (UT) are yet to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic-induced income shock, data compiled by the National Statistical Office for 21 states and UTs for FY22 showed.

States like Uttar Pradesh (-6.08 per cent), Kerala (-3.9 per cent), Meghalaya (-1.8 per cent), Uttarakhand (-1.52 per cent), Jharkhand (-0.9 per cent), and Punjab (-0.12 per cent); and the UT of Puducherry (-2.62 per cent) saw further decline in their per capita income in FY22 compared to the pre-pandemic year of FY20. The data for the per capita income of 13 states and UTs, including

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First Published: Aug 22 2022 | 7:50 PM IST

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