SWI 2018 Media Coverage


Press Release (Hindi)
Press Release (Kannada)

Our Op-eds

  1. Mint: Sustainable and Just Jobs for All – Anurag Behar
  2. NDTV Online: More Proof that India’s Creating Fewer Jobs: This is Why – Amit Basole and Arjun Jayadev
  3. Prabhat Khabar: रोजगार और वेतन संबंधी चुनौतियां – Amit Basole and Anand Shrivastava
  4. Himal SouthAsian: Lewis-Kuznets meets Gandhi-Ambedkar

 Other op-eds and editorials

  1. The Print : One step India can take to make private sector jobs more inclusive. And it’s not quota
  2. Hindustan Times: Job growth should address India’s socio-economic concerns
  3. The Print : Despite India’s economic growth, the moment for China-like job creation may be lost
  4. The Print : New jobs study may not be the best indicator of employment in India
           No, Azim Premji University report does not use erroneous data to study employment in India
           Azim Premji University economists respond to criticism about jobs report

TV Coverage

  1. CNBCTV 18 : Economy is growing but failing to add jobs, Azim Premji University’s report says

Online coverage

    1. Mint: 57% of regular Indian employees earn less than Rs. 10,000
    2. The Economic Times: Wages in most sectors growing steadily at around 3% per year: Report
    3. The Economic Times: 92% female, 82% male workers earn less than Rs 10000 per month: Report
    4. Business Standard: Absolute decline in India’s employment post 2013: Report
    5. Business Standard: Majority of workers earn less than Rs 10,000 per month, says report
    6. The Times of India: Majority of workers earn less than Rs 10,000 per month, says report
    7. The Hindu: ‘Need for an employment policy to solve jobless growth’
    8. Hindustan : वेतन में इजाफा, लेकिन ज्यादातर श्रमिकों का वेतन 10,000 रुपये से कम : रिपोर्ट
    9. Amar Ujala : देश में अधिकांश कामगारों का वेतन दस हजार रुपये प्रतिमाह से भी कम : रिपोर्ट
    10. The Indian Express Bengali : আর্থিক বৃদ্ধি নাকি আছে, কিন্তু চাকরি কই?
    11. Financial Express: Total employment shrank by 7 million between 2013 and 2015 – Details of report
    12. Financial Express: Majority of workers earn less than Rs 10,000 per month, says report
    13. The Indian Express:  Azim Premji University report: ‘Growth not leading to enough job creation’
    14. The New Indian Express: Economy growing, jobs still elusive, says report
    15. The Statesman: Absolute decline in India’s employment post 2013: Report
    16. Outlook India: Absolute decline in India’s employment post 2013: Report
    17. Business Today: 82% of male and 92% of female workers earn less than Rs 10,000 a month: ‘State of Working India’ Report
    18. Huffington Post: Rate Of Unemployment In India Highest In 20 Years: Report
    19. Money Control: Majority of workers earn less than Rs 10,000 per month, says report
    20. International Business Times: 82% of male and 92% of female workers earn less than Rs 10,000 a month: Report
    21. The Print: Unemployment among young and highly educated Indians highest in 20 years, study finds
    22. Sify: Absolute decline in India’s employment post 2013: Report
    23. Yahoo: Absolute decline in employment in India post 2013: Report
    24. India.com: Absolute Decline in India’s Employment Post 2013: Report
    25. Scroll: India is struggling to convert high economic growth into jobs, says survey on workforce
    26. Sakal Times:  Absolute decline in India’s employment post 2013: Report
    27. Malayala Manorama: Absolute decline in India’s employment post 2013: Study
    28. Mathrubhumi: Absolute decline in India’s employment post 2013: Report
    29. Zee Biz: Absolute decline in employment in India post 2013: Azim Premji University’s SWI report
    30. Business Today : Azim Premji University joins the jobs debate; study says India struggles to convert GDP growth into jobs
    31. The Hindu Business Line : Nine out of 10 female workers earn less than Rs 10,000 a month: Report
    32. Financial Express : ‘Higher educated’ are most unemployed! GDP growth not leading to enough jobs for India’s youth, says report
    33. The Indian Express : India’s employment graph declines post-2013: Report
    34. The Print : Being highly educated doesn’t guarantee you jobs in India anymore
    35. LinkedIn : OYO checks into unicorn club, 6 in 10 employees make under ₹10,000 a month, and more top news
    36. Careers 360 magazine : Wages up by 3% across sectors, 82% male & 92% female workers earn below Rs.10,000 per month: State of Working India Report 2018
    37. ABP News : Unemployment at its peak with 7 million job loss between 2013 and 2015: Report
    38. Swarajya : 57 Per Cent Regular Indian Employees Earn Less Than Rs 10,000
    39. NDTV : With No Government Data On Jobs, More Conflicting Reports On Job Growth
    40. Business World : Wages Grow But Majority Of Indians Earn Less Than Rs 10000
    41. Quartz India : India’s stunning economic growth is hiding a staggering job crisis
    42. The Quint : In India, Women Earn Only 65% of Men’s Earnings: Report
    43. Entrepreneur : How Employment Numbers Become a Source of National Anxiety Even After Much Progress
    44. Yahoo : In India, Women Earn Only 65% of Men’s Earnings: Report
    45. First Post : State of Working in India report: Yet another warning on employment problems, but this too may fall on deaf ears
    46. Business Today : 4 reasons why MGNREGA is not benefitting workers 
    47. The Indian Express : For 10 per cent growth in GDP, less than 1 per cent rise in jobs: report
    48. Trak.in : 57% Employees Earn Less Than Rs 10,000/Month; Average Monthly Income Is Rs 13,562!
    49. Little India Desk : Only Over 1% of Indian Regular Employees Earn More Than Rs 50,000 Per Month: Report
    50. The Hindu (Tamil) : 92% ஆண் 82% பெண் மாத வருமானம் ரூ.10,000க்கும் கீழ்; வேலைவாய்ப்பற்ற வளர்ச்சி; ஆய்வில் அதிர்ச்சித் தகவல்
    51. Financial Express: Chhattisgarh, Gujarat shine as unemployment rate rises across India, clamor for govt jobs grows: Report
    52. Bangalore Mirror : Azim Premji University presents its first ‘State of Working India’ report
    53. Deccan Chronicle : Job growth not matching GDP growth: Azim Premji University
    54. Sanhati India : The State of Working India
    55. BBC Marathi : सुशिक्षित तरुण-तरुणींना नोकरी का मिळत नाही?
    56. Times Now News : Jobs dry up even as Indian economy continues to grow
    57. The Economic Times : World’s fastest-growing economy isn’t creating jobs like before
    58. Business India : India having trouble creating enough new jobs for its massive workforce
    59. Bloomberg Quint : World’s Fastest-Growing Economy Isn’t Creating Jobs Like Before
    60. Bloomberg : World’s Fastest-Growing Economy Isn’t Creating Jobs Like Before
    61. MoneyControl : Despite clocking 7% GDP growth, employment up only 1% : Azim Premji University study
    62. Nikkei Asian Review : Modi’s majority at risk from high unemployment among young voters
    63. Minnambalam (Tamil) : Part 1, Part 2

Print coverage

  1. The Pioneer : Job scenario in India declined post 2013
  2. Hindustan Times : A deep dive into India’s job market
  3. Hindustan Times : Private security industry bigger employer than healthcare: Study (p1), (p2)
  4. Free Press Journal : Most workers earn less than Rs 10k per month but wages grow steadily
  5. Dainik Bhaskar
  6. The Hans : Total employment shrunk by 7 mn during 2013-2015 p(1) , p(2)
  7. The Hindu : Unemployment among educated youth at 16% : study
  8. The Indian Express : ‘Growth not leading to enough job creation’ 
  9. Sakal Times : Absolute decline in employment post 20https://cse.azimpremjiuniversity.edu.in/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Divya-Bhashkar_Pg-1_30th-September-2018.png13 in India, claims report (p1), (p2)
  10. Anandabazaar Patrika p(1), p(2)
  11. Hindustan
  12. Daily Excelsior : Majority of workers earn less than Rs. 10,000/month but wages grow steady: Report
  13. Maharashtra Times
  14. Pudhari (Pune ed)
  15. Pratahkal
  16. Punyanagari
  17. Millennium Post
  18. Pudhari (Mumbai ed)
  19. Dabang Duniya
  20. The Statesman :  Vulnerable Employment
  21. Divya Bhashkar
  22. Dainik Bhashkar (p1), (p2)
  23. Deccan Herald : Unemployment hits grads, postgraduates hard
  24. Times of India : Report: Labour mkt bleak, 16% youth jobless p(1), p(2)
  25. The New Indian Express : Educated youth don’t find jobs, shows report