Rural India is witnessing a spike in the weekly unemployment rate, according to data from the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE). While there has been an increase in both urban and rural weekly unemployment rates, the rural unemployment rate witnessed a sharp rise to 6.75% in the week ended July 25 from 5.1% a week ago. Here are more details.
New Delhi, Jul 26 (PTI) Praising the efforts of Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) in the times of COVID-19, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Monday said these centres are working with full zeal for achieving the target of doubling farmers' income. With the help of information and communication technology, scientists are benefitting the farmers through proper techniques, he said while inaugurating the 28th regional workshop of KVKs located in Madhya Pradesh.
Mumbai, Jul 26 (PTI) The country's gross domestic product (GDP) growth is likely to be 8.8 to 9 per cent in the current financial year, driven by agriculture and industry sectors, Care Ratings said in a report.