During 2013-15, when the economy was growing at over 7%, the rise in non-farm jobs was only 1.3% annually; with growth rate dipping to 6.5% in the current financial year—the lowest in four years—we can certainly expect further impact on non-farm jobs.
Union Budget 2018: Time for big changes and long-term reforms to reduce regulatory cholesterol in land, labour and capital market
Budget 2018: India’s official unemployment at 5% is not an illusion; everybody who wants a job has a job, they just don’t have the wages they want. However, the time is here for big changes in Union Budget 2018; no more a 10-year plan can be 10 one year plans.
Labour laws have to be calibrated away from job protection and towards job creation, if India is to do justice to its youth.
Budget 2017: 3 interventions each for improving education and skills, and increasing formal employment
Innovation, quality improvement and quantity expansion in education is held back by the lack of separation of the regulator, service provider and policy-maker.
Getting our youth a decent job is the final verdict of success of all our skilling initiatives
Raising wages by rigging minimum wages is like treating obesity by mandating small sizes
We must make efforts to strike a balance between skills and education
- Budget passed in Lok Sabha without discussion; Finance bill, Appropriation bill passed by voice vote
- Assam Budget proposes new schemes for women, education sector
- Assam Finance Minister to present first e-Budget tomorrow
- No fresh tax in Rs 41,440 cr Himachal budget for 2018-19
- Andhra Pradesh Budget 2018: YSR Congress to boycott session starting tomorrow
- Budget 2018: Opposition set to corner government in Parliament on financial scams
- Budget 2018: UPA’s and NDA’s starkly differing priorities
- Why universities need better budgetary support
- Budget 2018: Madhya Pradesh Assembly’s financial session to begin tomorrow