The Union Labour & Employment Minister Shri Mallikarjun Kharge has informed the Lok Sabha that Employment opportunities in the organized sector have also been increasing along with the increasing in the Gross Domestic Product.
As per information collected under Employment Market Information Programme of Directorate General of Employment & Training, number of persons employed in the organized sector as on 31st March 2005 and 2010 were 26.46 million and 28.71 million respectively.
The maximum and minimum number of employment opportunities in organized sector recorded as on 31st March 2010 over 2005 was 10.31 lakh and about 15,000 in Western Zone and North Eastern Zone, respectively.
The Minister was replying to a written question whether despite increase in annual growth rate of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), the number of employment opportunities in the organized sector is decreasing; the number of employment opportunities in the organized sector in the years 2005 and 2011 respectively; and the names of the regions where maximum and minimum number of employment opportunities have increased in the above mentioned period.
(Release ID :81687)