Unemployment Rate at 45-Year High

India’s unemployment rate was at a 45-year high of 6.1 percent during 2017-18, according to the National Sample Survey Office’s (NSSO) periodic labour force survey (PLFS), reported Business Standard.

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Between 2011-12 and 2017-18, unemployment has risen by three times

In 2017-18, unemployment was at an unprecedented high of 6.1%

The NITI Aayog said that data in the NSSO survey wasn’t verified

Two of the National Statistical Commission members resigned alleging the government withheld the release of this report