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A robust industrial recovery

Employment among industrial workers increased further by about a million in the January-April 2022 Wave

workers, industry, industrial workers

Mahesh Vyas
CMIE’s Consumer Pyramids Household Survey (CPHS) data suggests a significant increase in emp­loyment among industrial workers during the recent past. These are salaried employees who work as industrial workers, typically in a factory. The data does not include daily-wage labourers who could be working in factories, but it includes contract labour. It includes salaried workers on the shop-floor and instructors, plant operators, assemblers and assembly line operators, mill workers, mine workers, industrial machine operators and industrial equipment operators. People working on ports or docks are also classified as industrial workers.

These are relatively good-quality jobs and it is, therefore, particularly
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First Published: May 23 2022 | 11:59 PM IST

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