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Earning Rs 25,000 monthly puts one in India's top 10%: Inequality report

Salaried employees who file income taxes are relatively better off, says study that recommends an urban employment scheme.

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Sachin P Mampatta Mumbai
An Indian making Rs 3 lakh a year would be placed in the top 10 per cent of the country’s wage earners.

The data is part of The State of Inequality in India report prepared by the India arm of a global competitiveness initiative, the Institute for Competitiveness. Bibek Debroy, chairman of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister released it on Wednesday. The report recommended a scheme for the urban jobless and universal basic income as means to reduce inequality.

The nature of one's work may make a difference to income shows a closer look at the numbers

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First Published: May 19 2022 | 6:54 PM IST

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