February 19, 2020

Govt data shows fall in job creation by schemes

Details provided by the labour & employment ministry states that the number of jobs generated under PMEGP plummeted from 5.87 lakh in 2018-19 to 2.57 lakh in 2019-20 (until December 31, 2019). The fall is less sharp compared to 2017-18 when the number of persons who benefited was 3.87 lakh. The numbers were 4 lakh for 2016-17 and 3.23 lakh for 2015-16.