Rural employment

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Growth in rural wages for men, taken as the simple average wage rate for all rural occupations, fell to 3.09% in January this year, from 6.57% in the same month a year ago. Graphic: Mint

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The state employment guarantee council, which is meant to oversee the functioning of this programme, is yet to be formalized in Maharashtra. Photo: Mint

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