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Despite Disruptions because of Pandemic, Chhattisgarh Sees Significant Dip in Unemployment Rate in Sept: Data

Generation of works beneath MGNREGA and procurement of minor forest produce additionally resulted in creation of jobs.

Citing the most recent information launched by Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy, the federal government stated Chhattisgarh’s unemployment fee of two per cent in September, a lot under the nationwide fee of 6.7 per cent.

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  • Last Updated: October 18, 2020, 16:07 IST
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Despite constant disruption in financial actions through the COVID-19 pandemic, the unemployment fee 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 most recent information launched by Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) and stated Chhattisgarh’s unemployment fee of two per cent in September was a lot under the nationwide fee of 6.7 per cent.

The information has revealed that Assam recorded the bottom unemployment fee of 1.2 per cent adopted by Chhattisgarh, the assertion added. The unemployment fee stands at 15.three 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.three 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 information.

“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 within the state from the final week of April onwards beneath the method of easing lockdown restrictions, the assertion stated, including that the monsoon was additionally strong.

Generation of works beneath MGNREGA and procurement of minor forest produce additionally resulted in creation of jobs, it stated.

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