While 26 million joined the workforce, only 1.5 million got employment in the 12 months to August 2017, finds BSE-CMIE survey

About 26 million people joined the potential workforce in the year to August 2017, while only about 1.5 million people were employed on an incremental basis, according to survey data provided by BSE-CMIE. The population in the age bracket 15 years or above (the potential workforce) was up from 942 million to 968 million, while the number of employed increased from 403 million to 405 million. BS...