7.2 mn Indians added to workforce annually: Study

Around 7.2 million Indians are being added to the workforce annually since 2012-13, which will take the total size of the workforce to 485.6 million by 2016-17, with manufacturing being the largest job creator, according to a study.
The Assocham-NILERD (National Institute of Labour Economics Research & Development) study found that manufacturing, construction and services including transport, communication, hotels, education and real estate are the major contributors to creation of non-agricultural employment.

Within the manufacturing sector, the maximum employment is being created by the labour-intensive segments. These include food processing units, wearing apparel, garments, leather and wood products, the study found.

Significantly, the study revealed that about 37 million workers have left agriculture in India. To sustain this transition, we need to create enough employment in the non-agriculture sector, it suggested.

The size of labour force in India increased in a peculiar manner. During 1993-94 and 1999-2000 it increased by 25.5 million. In the next 5 years from 1999-2000 to 2004-05, it showed a remarkable increase of 60 million with an increase of 12 million per annum.

However, in the last half of the decade post 2004-05, it did not increase at all and remained constant at 469.9 million. Surprisingly in the next two years, during 2009-10 to 2011-12, the labour force increased by 15 million to reach 484.8 million.

The stagnation of the labour force during 2004-05 to 2009-10 is due to the massive increase of education participation as well as the withdrawal of females from the labour force owing to mechanisation in agriculture, increase in rural wages, thus raising the household income, the study noted.
dexamethason dosis dhvormankankobe.site dexamethason 0 5
amantadin wirkung amantadin vergiftung amantadin zoster
More News
CBSE Board Exam 2019: Class 10 Sanskrit Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme
CBSE Board Exams for class 10 will begin in the latter half of February. The board will begin the examinations with Vocational subjects first. The board exams will be wrapped up earlier in 2019 and consequently the board exam result will also be anno...
IIM Calcutta Honours Alumni Achievers At 58th Foundation Day
IIM Calcutta, one of the premier B-Schools in India and the first IIM to be set up in 1961, today celebrated its 58th Foundation Day at the institute's campus in Joka, Kolkata. The event was well attended by students, faculty and was a fitting tribut...
IGNOU B.Ed. Admission 2019: Online Registration Closes Soon, Apply Now
IGNOU or Indira Gandhi National Open University will be closing the online application process for admission to B.Ed. programme soon. The Bachelor of Education or B.Ed online application process for admission to the course offered through an entrance...
AIIMS MBBS 2019: Two Stage Registration Process To Begin Soon, Check Details Here
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi has proposed to Initiate Online Registration of applicants well in advance this year for AIIMS MBBS entrance examination. As it has been found from the past experiences, a majority of applica...
CBSE Board Exam 2019: Class 10 English Communicative Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme
CBSE will conduct board exams for class 10 students in February and March 2019. With the board exams only a couple months away, students have begun to prepare for the D-day. It is imperative to look at the marking scheme and exam pattern to better st...
CBSE Class 10 Science Sample Question Paper, Marking Scheme; Check Here
CBSE or Central Board of Secondary Education has recently uploaded the Class 10 sample question papers and marking scheme for the annual examinations scheduled to be held in March next year on the official website of the Board. There is an ...
AIIMS PG Admit Card 2019 Released @ Aiimsexams.org, Here's How to download
Admit Card for AIIMS PG January 2019 Session has been uploaded on the official exam website of AIIMS. The candidates may download their AIIMS PG admit card after logging into the official website, aiimsexams.org. To download the admit from ...
NEET MDS 2019 Application Process Ends Tomorrow
The last date to apply for NEET MDS 2019 exam is November 6, 2018. NEET MDS is conducted for admission to MDS programme. It is a single-window entrance examination for admission to MDS programme and no other entrance exam will be ...
NEET UG 2019 Exam Pattern Explained
Ever since the news of NEET being conducted by a new body spread, students have been wary about any change in the exam pattern. Now that the application process has started and the official information brochure for NEET UG 2019 is available...
NEET PG 2019: Registration Today 6.00 pm Onwards
Online application form for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) Post Graduate exam will begin today. NEET PG 2019 will be held on January 6 for admission to MD/ MS/ Postgraduate Diploma courses. The exam will be conducted by National Board ...