COVID-19 Lockdown Impact: 18.9 Million Salaried People Lost Jobs Since April

by Ankush Choubey Aug 19, 2020 • 08:26 PM Views 1102

The latest figures from the Centre For Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) show, between April and July, 2.67 crore people lost their jobs. Most of the people who lost their jobs belonged to the salaried class. According to the CMIE data, 1 crore 77 lakh employed people lost their jobs in April while 1 lakh became unemployed in May. In June, 39 lakh new jobs arrived but in July again 50 lakh jobs were lost. That is, between April and July, 1.89 crore people with jobs have lost their jobs.