He also debunked claims of jobless growth, saying how can a country grow at an average of 7 per cent without employment.
"I mean, these kind of examples are everywhere", he said, pointing to street protests by caste and other interest groups seeking quotas for government jobs. It is not correct to use this report as final, " Kumar said while attempting to dispel concerns over the rising rate of unemployment in the country. Without mentioning the Opposition party, he said there has been a confusion spearheaded by those using employment report which has been pervaded but has not been finalised. Unemployment rate of rural female youths stood at 13.6 per cent, compared to 4.8 per cent in the same period.
Kumar said NSSO would release PLFS reports by March after processing the July-September and October-December quarterly PLFS surveys.
The Niti Aayog CEO also said that according to a study based on data collected by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) and the Tractor and Mechanization Association (TMA), over 14 million jobs have been created in the transport sector between 2014-2018. 5 years later, his leaked job creation report card reveals a National Disaster. If the unemployment rate has increased significantly, as has been reported, and the size of the workforce has reduced due to factors such as increasing educational enrolment and fall in the number of women who are looking for work in India, the number of jobs created between 2011-12 and 2017-18 could turn out to be even lower.
The controversy erupted after the acting chairman and another member of the body that reviewed the jobs data resigned, saying there had been a delay in its scheduled December release. The chief statistician and the DG, NSSO, sign off on the report which is then sent to the NSC which goes over the report and approves it, Sen said while detailing the procedure.
A government official checks the papers of job aspirants for registration at an employment exchange office in Ahmedabad, February 19, 2016. The fuhrer promised us 2 cr jobs a year. The results of the job survey, as reported by the Business Standard, is in sync with another survey done by Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy, which stated that 11 million Indians lost their jobs in 2018, with rural India taking the worst hit reporting 84% of the job losses. This is why the NSSO report was kept under the wraps.
The government has been unable to keep its lofty promises of providing meaningful jobs to all, and policy missteps like demonetisation have only exacerbated the crisis in the Indian economy. "India does not want a Government that has left the future of our youth in jeopardy", Surjewala said on Twitter. He also cited the media report to make his claims.