Employment and Unemployment Scenario of Jammu and Kashmir

Authors(1) :-Aasif Hussain Nengroo

The unemployment problem in the State of Jammu and Kashmir has reached alarming dimensions which is ever increasing every passing year with thousands of educated and uneducated youth getting added to the list of unemployment largely due to economic distress and mismatch. In a latest survey released by Labour Bureau under Union Ministry of Labour and Employment, Jammu and Kashmir State has emerged as having highest unemployment rate in Northern India. So on the bases of secondary sources the present paper tries to analyse the situation of employment and unemployment in Jammu and Kashmir. We found unlike structural transformation theory, occupational pattern of the J&K State have shifted from Primary sector to Services Sector, without undergoing the development of the Secondary sector. Also our results show that the problem of Unemployment is more prevalent amongst females in the State of J&K.

Authors and Affiliations

Aasif Hussain Nengroo
Assistant Professor Department of Economics, Central University of Kashmir, Kashmir, India

Unemployment, Employment, Jammu and Kashmir, Educated Youth.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 1 | Issue 3 | July-August 2015
Date of Publication : 2015-08-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 133-139
Manuscript Number : IJSRST151331
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

Cite This Article :

Aasif Hussain Nengroo, " Employment and Unemployment Scenario of Jammu and Kashmir", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 1, Issue 3, pp.133-139, July-August-2015.
Journal URL : http://ijsrst.com/IJSRST151331

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