Unemployment in India has become a chronic problem for the country. The recent data of Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) shows that unemployment rate in India has rose to 7.2% in February, 2019, the worst in 28 months. The data has also showed that since the last one year the rate of unemployment in India is increasing and the labour participation rate is decreasing here.
The problem of unemployment basically effects the county socially, economically and politically. Due to the growing rate of unemployment the increasing suicide rates are also seen. It also causes brain drain and migration to other country.
To mitigate this major problem of society government’s strict measures are needed. Other than that restructuring the agriculture sector, control of population, labour intensive technique may reduce the level of unemployment.
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