Looming job crisis threatens India's economic recovery

A job crisis, which predates the pandemic, looms large even as India's economy is showing signs of being on the mend.
A job crisis, which predates the pandemic, looms large even as India's economy is showing signs of being on the mend.PHOTO: EPA-EFE

NEW DELHI - Until March last year, Mr Sachin Maity had a job making tea and coffee for office workers, but he lost it during the 21 days of India's coronavirus lockdown.

Now dependent on his mother, the 23-year-old Mr Maity does not see a way out of unemployment with a second wave of infections hitting the country.

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