jobs

Audio podcast: Manipur state poll – AFSPA, insurgency, jobs dominated the campaign
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Ashraf Engineer February 26, 2022 Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. Last week, we talked about the state elections in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Goa. Manipur is the fifth state holding Assembly elections and...
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Audio podcast: State polls a bellwether for our democracy, semi-final for 2024
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Ashraf Engineer February 19, 2022 Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. 2022 is a key electoral year for India. Five states go to the polls, and there is the Presidential election too. There is no...
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Audio podcast: Budget 2022 doesn’t address the jobs crisis adequately
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Ashraf Engineer February 5, 2022 Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. Can the Union Budget for 2022-23, with its focus on government spending and infrastructure, pull off a post-COVID economic recovery? Few business leaders were...
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Audio podcast: Where are the jobs? Part 2: Unemployment in poll-bound states
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  Ashraf Engineer January 29, 2022 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. India has crucial state elections coming up. Five states – Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Goa, Manipur and Uttarakhand – will hold their...
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Audio podcast: Where are the jobs? Part 1: Unemployment numbers keep climbing
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Ashraf Engineer January 22, 2022 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. India simply can’t seem to make a dent in soaring unemployment numbers. According to the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy, unemployment hit...
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Audio podcast: Union Budget – the juggling act is on
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Ashraf Engineer January 15, 2022 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. Even as the first advance estimates peg India’s economic growth for 2021-22 at 9.2%, there are a couple of factors looming over...
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Audio podcast: Millions are graduating, but where are the jobs?
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Ashraf Engineer September 18, 2021 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. Quite literally, millions of young people who have recently graduated are struggling to find jobs. The Center for Monitoring Indian Economy, or...
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Audio Podcast Episode 100: ‘India’s resilience stands out’
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Ashraf Engineer September 4, 2021 As the country goes through profound political and social changes, what are common Indians thinking? What do they want from the next decade and what keeps them up at night? Episode 100 of All Indians...
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Audio podcast: India is experiencing labour pains
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Ashraf Engineer March 20, 2021 Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer The prolonged lockdown imposed last year pushed India’s urban unemployment rate above 20% for the quarter ending June 2020, according to the Periodic Labour...
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Audio podcast: India’s first ever ‘technical recession’
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Ashraf Engineer November 30, 2020 PODCAST TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. India’s economy contracted 7.5% between July and September 2020, coming on the back of a 23.9% contraction in the previous quarter. This...
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