One in every four in rural India unemployed, urban joblessness at 1-month low2 min read . Updated: 25 May 2020, 10:40 AM IST
- Rural unemployment rate has been growing for the last couple of weeks despite rural economy opening up gradually
- Economists believe despite the opening up of the economy, it will take time for unemployment situation to come back to the pre-covid time
NEW DELHI: India’s rural unemployment rate climbed to 25.09% in the week ended 24 May from 22.79% in the previous week, while urban unemployment rate declined by over four percentage points during this period, data from the Centre for Monitoring of Indian Economy (CMIE) showed Monday.
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