Noida, Greater Noida generated 87% jobs in UP in 2012: Study
A total of over 65,300 new jobs were generated in six major cities of – Agra, Allahabad, Aligarh, Kanpur, Lucknow, Noida and Greater Noida – during the year.
About 31,900 jobs were created in the first six months and about 33,400 jobs in the second half of 2012, according to a sector specific analysis titled 'Job Trends Across India in 2012'.
With about 56,800 jobs, Noida and Greater Noida together accounted for about 87 per cent of the jobs created in the state during the period under review, the study said. It was followed by Lucknow (over 4,700 jobs, with over 7 per cent), Kanpur (over 1,600 jobs, with about 2.5 per cent), Agra (over 1,300 jobs with about 2 per cent), Allahabad (over 1,100 jobs with over 1.5 per cent) and Aligarh (over 550 jobs, less than 1 per cent share), it added.
"While 2012 saw a decline of over 21 per cent in the job generation in various sectors of the Indian economy, the job generation growth in UP declined at an average of about 12.5 per cent during the year gone by," Assocham Secretary General D S Rawat said.
"A total of over 5.3 lakh jobs were generated during the aforesaid period across
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