Urban India may gain from a jobs guarantee policy2 min read . Updated: 17 Nov 2020, 09:00 PM IST
As economic activity crashed with the outbreak of covid-19, India’s unemployment rate started climbing, peaking at 27.11% on 3 May. It has fallen since then to 5.45% on 15 November, even lower than the pre-covid levels. Mint takes a look at the story behind the numbers.