India’s employment conditions continue to be poor: Report

Syllabus: GS-III; Subject: Economy, Topic: Indices and Reports, Issue: Employment Conditions, ‘India Employment Report 2024’

Context:  the findings of the ‘India Employment Report 2024’.Top of Form

India Employment Report 2024: it released by the Institute for Human Development (IHD) and International Labour Organisation (ILO).


  • Slow non-farm transition.
  • Youth unemployment.
  • Emphasizes the industry’s role in hiring.
  • Challenges in skill initiatives persist.
  • Unemployment among educated youth, especially women, is a concern.


  • Focus on boosting non-farm employment.
  • More support for small enterprises and urban policies.
  • Skills development and active labor market policies require enhancement.
  • Key policy areas include job creation, employment quality, and bridging inequalities.

Prelims Connect (Institutions in News):


The International Labour Organization: it is a United Nations agency.

  • The main aims of the ILO are to promote rights at work, encourage decent employment opportunities, enhance social protection and strengthen dialogue on work-related issues.
  • Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland
  • Founded: 1919.
  • The Institute for Human Development (IHD) is a non-profit autonomous institution.
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