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Unemployment rose to a 4-year high during demonetisation: Govt survey

Sources said the Labour Bureau's report was approved by Labour and Employment Minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar in December but its public release has been withheld by the ministry

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Demonetisation  |  Note Ban  |  Labour Ministry

Somesh Jha  |  New Delhi 



Unemployment, Skills, Organisation, Structure, employees

The unemployment rate rose to a four-year high in 2016-17, when the government demonetised old currency notes, at the same time as more people joined the labour force looking for jobs, according to the findings of the Labour Bureau.

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First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 02:09 IST


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