HIKE IN JOBS BY 7.8%, SAYS GOVT STUDY

Hindustan Times (Patna) - - METRO -

NEW DELHI: The num­ber of jobs in in­dus­tries in­creased by 7.8% whereas salaries in­creased by 18.1% in real terms in 2010-11, a government sur­vey of in­dus­tries found. Among in­dus­tries, 'food prod­ucts' (pro­duc­tion units) gen­er­ated the high­est em­ploy­ment of 12.2% fol­lowed by tex­tile units at 11.5% and ba­sic met­als at 8%. Tamil Nadu leads in em­ploy­ment at 15.4%, fol­lowed by Ma­ha­rash­tra at 13.4%, Andhra Pradesh at 10.3% and Gu­jarat at 10.1%.

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