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Employment up in textiles including apparel & handloom sector
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Jun '11
The Government has been continuously watching the effect of employment situation due to global financial crisis and economic slowdown in India since September 2008. The current survey to assess the impact of economic slowdown on employment in India is the Tenth in the series of “Quarterly Quick Employment Surveys in Affected Sectors” covering the period January to March 2011 conducted by Labour Bureau.

In the tenth quarterly quick employment survey, the sample establishments covered in the previous survey have been revisited to assess the changes in employment. During the survey, the information has been collected from 2,406 units / establishments by covering 21 centres spread across eleven States /UT.

The results about effect on employment in the eight selected sectors i.e. textiles including apparels, leather, metals, automobiles, gems & jewellery, transport, IT/BPO and handloom / power loom are briefly summarized as below:

- It may be observed from the enclosed statement that the upward trend in employment has been continuously observed since July 2009. During the quarter January to March 2011, the employment has increased in respect of these sectors except Textiles including apparels, Leather, Gems & Jewellery and Handloom / Powerloom and the overall employment has increased by 1.74 lakh during the quarter.

- At the sectoral level, the maximum increase of 2.87 lakh in employment during the period March, 2011 over December, 2011 is in IT/BPO sector, followed by increase of 0.16 lakh in Metals, 0.13 lakh in automobile industry and 0.06 lakh in Transport industry.

- The maximum increase in overall employment by 1.80 lakh is seen in the direct category of workers as compared to (-) 0.06 lakh in the contract category of workers at overall level during the period January, 2011 over December, 2010.

- In the export oriented units, the employment at the overall level has increased by 1.99 lakh whereas in the non-exporting units, it has decreased by (-) 0.25 lakh during the period January, 2011 over December 2010.

- While comparing the results of the last four quarterly surveys conducted during 2010-11 i.e. March 2011 over March 2010, the overall employment has increased by 9.79 lakh, with highest increase in IT/BPO (6.65 lakh) followed by 1.11 lakh in automobiles, 1.01 lakh in textiles including apparels , 0.88 lakh in metals and 0.33 in leather during the period.

Ministry of Labour & Employment


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