India Wage Report of ILO: Some Hits, Many Misses

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe ILO report estimates that the real average daily wages in India almost doubled between 1993–94 and 2011–12 but fails to mention that the Indian GDP quadrupled between 1991 and 2011. The report rightly highlights that average daily wages in urban areas remain more than twice as high as wages in rural areas but unfortunately, […]

In India Per Capita Milk Consumption is Still below Many Countries

Reading Time: 4 minutesThere is no dearth of government projects and schemes to improve the dairy sector infrastructure. However, what appears to be missing is a political will to assure small and marginal milk producers, who are contributing the most to the country’s milk production, of some guaranteed procurement price that the dairy farms will have pay.  Marginal […]

Include Mothers and all Unemployment is Gone!

Reading Time: 4 minutesApart from the claimed 70 lakh jobs created in the formal sector, going by EPF and NPS, but excluding ESIC due to account linking issues, Modi spoke in detail about how the doctors, engineers, architects, lawyers, chartered accountants, cost accountants, company secretaries and other professional categories passing out of various institutes every year create jobs […]