Approx 2.62 Crore New Jobs Generated During 2011-18

Employment generation, coupled with improving employ ability has been the priority of the Government. 69.03 lakh candidates were trained under the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) as in November 2019 Around 2.62 crore new jobs were created in rural and urban areas between 2011-12 and 2017-18 among regular wage and salaried employees, says the Economic Survey 2019-20, which was laid in Parliament on Friday. 69.03 lakh candidates were trained under the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) as in November 2019, while there was a 8 per cent increase in regular Employment of Women in 2017-18 over 2011-12. “Along with efforts for generating additional employment, special focus has been on improving quality of jobs and formalization of the economy,” notes the Economic Survey. It said the share of a regular wage and salaried employees has increased by 5 percentage points from 18 per cent in 2011-12 to 23 per cent in 2017-18. In absolute terms, there was a significantClick Here for More Detail