44% Families in Delhi-NCR Took Loan For Home Expenses During Lockdown: Study

by Rahul Gautam Jul 25, 2020 • 07:13 PM Views 1000

COVID-19 lockdown imposed to prevent coronavirus epidemic has dried up the pockets of the common people, says a new survey by the National Council of Applied Economic Research. 44 percent of the families in Delhi-NCR had to take a loan to run their houses during the lockdown. The survey also highlights that five percent of the people in Delhi-NCR lost their jobs due to the lockdown, while 97 percent of daily wage labourers did not get any work in April and May. Most of them were those who were working in the construction sector.