West Bengal's Unemployment Rate In June 'Far Better' Than Rest Of India: Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee mentioned West Bengall’s unemployment fee is “much better” than remainder of India (File)


Referring to a report of the Centre for Monitoring Indian Financial system (CMIE), West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee mentioned right now that the state’s unemployment fee stood at 6.5 per cent in June this yr, which was “much better” than the nationwide common at 11 per cent.

She mentioned that is as a result of financial technique adopted by her authorities to sort out the COVID-19 disaster and the devastation brought on by cyclone Amphan.

“We have carried out a sturdy financial technique to sort out #COVID19 and the devastation brought on by Amphan. Proof lies in West Bengal’s unemployment fee for the month of June 2020 which stands at 6.5 per cent, much better than that of India at 11 per cent, UP at 9.6 per cent and Haryana at 33.6 per cent, as per CMIE,” Ms Banerjee mentioned in a tweet.

In keeping with information launched by the Centre for Monitoring Indian Financial system on Wednesday, the nation’s unemployment fee fell to 11 per cent in June from 23.5 per cent in Might, as financial actions resumed after the lockdown restrictions have been eased.

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