Unemployment in Assam : an account of human error - Alibris
As per the report on Employment and Unemployment Survey (2009-10), Government of India, Ministry of Labour and Employment Labour Bureau, the urban unemployment rate in Assam stands at 10.6 per cent, which is noticeably higher than the national average of 7.4 per cent.
Unemployment In Assam An Account Of Human Errors PDF
“The Commission will consist of experts and besides studying the problem of unemployment in Assam, it will also suggest ways to solve it. The Commission’s report will be out by Bohag Bihu (mid-April, 2013),” Gogoi told reporters.
Comparing national statistics, Javadekar said that Assam was at its lowest on all aspects of progress, be it on the industrial development front or implementation of Central government schemes. He pointed out that the BPL percentage in the State was 50, whereas the all-India percentage was 25. "At a time when India was registering a 4 per cent agricultural growth on the average, the agricultural growth statistics for Assam was below 2 per cent," said Javadekar not forgetting to mention the alarming unemployment scenario in Assam. As of date Assam has the highest unemployment percentage in the entire country.