Job Loss Looms Over Millions As COVID-19 Brings Tourism To A Standstill

Mumbai: The closing down of the iconic Taj Mahal last month is an evocative symbol of how India’s ...

India’s Microenterprises Can Spur Jobs, Gender Equity If They Scale Up: Study

Bengaluru: As India struggles with an unemployment crisis, its microenterprises--units with fewer th...

Why Small Businesses That Employ 111 Million Fall Into Debt Trap

New Delhi: The 2019-20 budget had proposed a new payment platform for India’s micro, small and med...

By Creating Green Jobs, Indian Towns Can Save The Environment And Their Economies

Bengaluru: Ravi Kumar*, 37, had always imagined that he would work at the Bangarpet gold mines where...

India’s Decentralised Renewables Workforce To Double By 2022-23

Bengaluru: India’s decentralised renewable energy (DRE) sector--which generates, stores and distri...

Fast Growing States May Not Offer Best, Most Jobs: New Index

Delhi: High economic growth does not necessarily lead to better jobs, and states that do better on g...

In India’s Capital, Fewer Jobs, More Unemployed Workers

Harola (Delhi): As the midday May sun blazed overhead, and the temperature rose to 42 deg C, several...

Share Of Regular Salaried Work Rises, But Women More Likely To Be Self-Employed

Bengaluru: India’s workforce has fewer women than it did six years ago: no more than 18% in rural ...

Jobs Data Reveal Highest Urban Unemployment, But More Formal Jobs

New Delhi: The latest jobs data released by the government--amidst much controversy and debate--show...

India’s Gig Workers: Overworked And Underpaid

Mumbai and Bengaluru: Arif*, 28, shuffled uncomfortably in the driver’s seat of his Maruti Wagon R...