Secretary Information & Broadcasting Releases “Yojana – Special Issue on Employment and Self Employment”

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Secretary Information & Broadcasting Shri Amit Khare released Yojana – Special Issue on Employment and Self Employment here today. The theme for the special Issue on “Employment and Self Employment” was selected based on the recent reports as well as observations by economists, that employment related data did not accurately reflect the status of employment and employment generation in our country.

The articles in the issue have been authored by Secretaries to the Government of India, experts from professional organisations like FICCI and the Think Tank Niti Aayog, presenting a holistic view about various dimensions of the theme.

Various aspects of the theme ranging from need for credible employment data to advantages of payroll reporting, creating livelihood opportunities in urban and rural areas to MSMEs as new engines of employment; entrepreneurship as a key to employment generation to dimensions of the Indian labour market, have all been comprehensively analyzed in the issue.Success stories relating to various programmes like Mudra have also been featured in the issue.

Director General, Publications Division, Ministry of I&B Smt Sadhana Rout and other senior officials of the Ministry were also present during the event.