India’s unemployment rate hit 45-year high in 2017-18

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According to a survey,India’s unemployment rate had risen to a 45-year high of 6.1% during 2017-2018. It reportedly showed that joblessness stood at 7.8% in urban areas compared with 5.3% in rural areas. Notably, two remaining independent members of the National Statistical Commission quit Wednesday allegedly due to the non-publication of jobs data.