This Article is From Nov 02, 2020

India's October Joblessness Rate Rises To 6.98%: Private Think-Tank CMIE

The novel coronavirus has infected nearly 8.2 million people in the world's second-most populous nation, hitting large parts of the economy.

India's October Joblessness Rate Rises To 6.98%: Private Think-Tank CMIE

India's unemployment rate in October rose to 6.98 per cent from 6.67 per cent in September, according to data released by the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE).

The novel coronavirus has infected nearly 8.2 million people in the world's second-most populous nation, hitting large parts of the economy.

Economic activity has resumed after the government eased pandemic lockdown restrictions.