News: Employment rebounds, but women missing in workforce

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Employment rebounds, but women missing in workforce

In what should be heartening news for the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) ahead of elections, India has witnessed a dramatic turnaround in overall employment, Mint reported.

In what should be heartening news for the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) ahead of elections, India has witnessed a dramatic turnaround in overall employment, Mint reported.

Employment grew by 13.9 million in the two years ended 1 January 2012, according to the 68th round of survey by the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO).

This is significant since it has come about in a period when the Indian economy slowed from a growth rate of 9.3% in 2010-11 to 6.2% in 2011-12 in the aftermath of the global economic crisis.

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