Two lakhs more people employed in the second quarter of 2021-2022, according to the report of the Ministry of Labor
The total employment generated by nine selected industries was 3.10 crore in the July-September quarter of the current fiscal year 2021-22 (FY22), which is 2 lakh more than in the April-June period. , according to a quarterly employment survey conducted by the Ministry of Labor released on Monday.
The Quarterly Employment Survey (QES) report released by Union Minister of Labor Bhupender Yadav said the total number of jobs in the nine selected sectors was 3.08 crore over the course of April to June quarter of fiscal year 22.
The rise shows an improvement in economic activities after the lifting of lockdown restrictions by states to curb the spread of the deadly virus after the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic hit the country in April last year.
These nine sectors are manufacturing, construction, trade, transport, education, health, accommodation and food services, IT or BPO and financial services, accounting for the majority of total employment in the non-agricultural establishments.
This is the second report in the series. The first report was for the April to June quarter.
The study covers establishments with 10 or more employees.
Releasing the report, Yadav said the studies will help the government accomplish its mission of last mile delivery and evidence-based policy making for workers.
He expressed hope that India will soon be able to emerge from the third wave of the pandemic.