The Central Statistics Office (CSO), Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation has released the report on Employment Outlook of the country covering the period September, 2017 to May, 2018. It is based on the administrative records available with selected government agencies to assess the progress in certain dimensions.
This is the fourth in this series of employment statistics. The Ministry brought out the first release of employment related statistics in the formal sector in April, 2018 covering the period September 2017 to February, 2018, using information on the number of subscribers who have availed benefits under three major schemes, namely, the Employees’ Provident Fund (EPFO), Employees’ State Insurance Scheme (ESIC) and the National Pension Scheme (NPS).
The second and third such reports were released in May and June 2018, respectively.