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Lakhs of jobs generated in the last two years: Government

Lakhs of jobs generated in the last two years: Govt

Several people constantly say that they lost jobs after demonetization. However, the central government claimed that lakhs of jobs were generated in the past two years.

The central government released a data showing that more than 3.79 lakh jobs have been created from 2017 to 2019.

In the interim budget for this year, the government said that it created 2,51,279 jobs in central government institutions between 2017 and 2018.

The number of jobs would increase by 3,79,544 and reach to 36,15,770 on March 1, 2019, predicts the analysis.


The Opposition Parties like Congress are targeting the PM for the increased unemployment. They criticize the government for not creating employment opportunities to the youth in the country as specified in the election manifesto.

Yet, the government denies their allegations and claim that they have generated many jobs in their tenure.

Several jobs have been created in the unorganized and formal sectors like hotels, transport and infrastructure.

The data also reveals that most of the people are being recruited in the police forces, Railways, and the departments of direct and indirect tax.

Railways is expected to generate the highest number of jobs by March 1, 2019 with 98,999 jobs. Its workforces were 12,70,714 in March 2017.

In police department, as many as 79,353 new jobs would be generated by next month. Its strength was 10,52,351 on March 1, 2017.

The number of jobs in direct tax department would be 29,935 with which it will reach to 80,143 by next month.

In the indirect tax department, the number of employees reached to 80,143 from 53,394 employees in March 2017.

The Ministry of Civil Aviation will have 2,363 more workers by March 1 from 1,174 employees in March 2017.

The number will be increased by 4,21,068 jobs by March 1, 2019 in the Department of Posts.

 

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