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Job woes to remain if manufacturing doesn't pick up: Kotak Securities

The merger of SBI with associates had resulted in restructuring of the workforce


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Avishek Rakshit Kolkata
Growth momentum in India may turn out to be a “jobless growth scenario” in the next 3 years, if the manufacturing sector fails to pick up, said brokerage house Kotak Securities.

According to Kamlesh Rao, MD and CEO of the firm, job op­portunities in the services se­c­tor — a key contributor of em­p­loyment — are expected to re­d­uce in the current economic scenario. “The services sector, which fuels job growth, will definitely go down. And so, the manufacturing sector is needed which can create job opportunities”, he said. He was res­p­o­nding to questions asked over merger of public sector banks, and

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First Published: May 30 2019 | 1:51 AM IST

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