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Covid-19 impact: How safe is your job?

India Today Editor-in-Chief talks about the lack of job security created by the Covid-19 pandemic, in the May 11, 2020 edition of the India Today Magazine.

Jobs are always the central issue in any economy. Elections are won and lost on unemployment figures. After all, they are about human beings. People have to earn money from jobs for the goods or services they first produce and then consume, which makes the wheels of the economy turn. The fear of the coronavirus spreading has led to a shutdown of large parts of the economy. The Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) estimates 120 million people have been rendered jobless in one month of the lockdown. Of the total 406 million people

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