Significant dip in Chhattisgarh unemployment rate in September: Data

By: PTI | Raipur |

Updated: October 18, 2020 6:42:32 pm

The knowledge has revealed that Assam recorded the bottom unemployment rate of 1.2 per cent adopted by Chhattisgarh. Representational picture/ Express Photo by Praveen Khanna

Despite constant disruption in financial actions in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, the unemployment rate in Chhattisgarh has declined to 2 per cent in September from 14.2 per cent in June. A state authorities launch on Sunday cited the newest knowledge launched by Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) and stated Chhattisgarh’s unemployment rate of two per cent in September was a lot beneath the nationwide rate of 6.7 per cent.

The knowledge has revealed that Assam recorded the bottom unemployment rate of 1.2 per cent adopted by Chhattisgarh, the assertion added.

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The unemployment rate stands at 15.3 per cent in Rajasthan, 12.2 per cent in Delhi, 11.9 per cent in Bihar, 19.1 per cent in Haryana, 9.6 per cent in Punjab, 4.5 per cent in Maharashtra, 9.3 per cent in West Bengal, 4.2 per cent in Uttar Pradesh, 8.2 per cent in Jharkhand and a pair of.1 per cent in Odisha, the discharge stated citing CMIE knowledge.

“The visionary decisions taken by the state government under the leadership of Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has added momentum to agricultural and industrial activities in the state thereby enhancing employment opportunities,” the assertion claimed.

Several industrial sectors resumed operation in the state from the final week of April onwards below the method of easing lockdown restrictions, the assertion stated, including that the monsoon was additionally strong. Generation of works below MGNREGA and procurement of minor forest produce additionally resulted in creation of jobs, it stated.

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