Government in creating new jobs for the unemployed youths

Government in creating new jobs for the unemployed youths

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA 
MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT

LOK SABHA 
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 1305
TO BE ANSWERED ON 19TH SEPTEMBER, 2020 

CREATING NEW JOBS FOR YOUTHS

creating new jobs
1305. SHRI NALIN KUMAR KATEEL

Will the Minister of LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT be pleased to state:

(a) the progress made by the Government in creating new jobs for the unemployed youths in the country;

(b) the details of number of jobs created through the various programmes and schemes in the country during last three years, year-wise;

(c) whether it is true that job growth in the current year is at the lowest level in a decade; and

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(d) if so, the details of the response of the Government in this regard?

ANSWER
MINISTER OF STATE (IC) FOR LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT 

(SHRI SANTOSH KUMAR GANGWAR)

(a) & (b): Employment generation coupled with improving employability is the priority of the Government. Government has taken various steps for generating employment  in the country  like encouraging various  projects involving substantial investment and increasing public expenditure on schemes like Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP), Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS), Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY) and Deendayal Antodaya Yojana-National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM) run by Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, Ministry of Rural Development and Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs,  respectively. Employment generated through these schemes/programmesin the country to the extent available is given below:

Schemes/Year

2017-18

2018-19

2019-20

Employment generated under PMEGP (in lakh)

3.87

5.87

5.33

Persondays Generated under MGNREGS (in crore)

233.74

267.96

265.33

Candidates placed under DDU-GKY (in lakh)

0.76

1.38

1.49

Placement under DAY-NULM (in lakh)

1.15

1.78

0.44

(till 27-

01-2020)

Source: Concerned Ministries

(c) & (d): The quinquennial labour force surveys on employment and unemployment were conducted by National Statistical Office (NSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation. The last such survey was conducted during 2011-12. Now, NSO has switched to the Annual Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) which has been initiated from 2017-18. As per the result of Surveys, the estimated worker population ratio on usual status (principal status + subsidiary status) basis for persons of all ages in the country to the extent available was 38.6%, 34.7% and 35.3% during 2011-12 (NSS 68th round), 2017-18 (PLFS) and 2018-19 (PLFS) respectively.

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Under Skill India Mission, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship is implementing a flagship scheme known as the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal VikasYojana (PMKVY) 2016-20 with the objective to provide skilling under Short Term Training (STT) and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) across the country.

Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY) has been initiated by the Government inter alia, for facilitating self-employment. Under PMMY collateral free loans upto Rs. 10 lakh, are extended to micro/small business enterprises and to individuals to enable them to setup or expand their business activities.

Government has implemented the National Career Service (NCS) Project which comprises a digital portal that provides a nation-wide online platform for the job seekers and employers for job-matching in a dynamic, efficient and responsive manner and has a repository of career content for job seekers.

Source : http://164.100.24.220/loksabhaquestions/annex/174/AU1305.pdf

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