Employment exchange registrations yet to reach the pre-pandemic levels

Around 32.24 lakh jobseekers got registered on the employment exchanges during 2021, whereas only 20.7 lakh jobseekers were registered in 2020 pandemic year

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The placements were recorded at 4.9 lakh in 2021, which is the highest in the last decade.

Shiva Rajora New Delhi
Despite a 55 per cent increase in the number of jobseekers registering in 2021 on the employment exchanges across the country, the total number of jobseekers getting registered on the employment exchanges is yet to reach the pre - pandemic level, the data collated from 1005 employment exchanges across the country and released by Labour Ministry last week shows.

Around 32.24 lakh jobseekers got registered on the employment exchanges during 2021, whereas only 20.7 lakh jobseekers were registered in 2020 pandemic year, which was significantly lower than 34.5 lakh registrations in 2019. 

Out of the total registered job seekers in 2021, around 18.97 lakh job seekers were men and 13.27 lakh were women.

First Published: Oct 27 2022 | 11:52 PM IST

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