COVID-19 Impact: 6 million white-collar jobs lost during May-August, says CMIE
Updated : September 18, 2020 01:19 PM IST
Almost six million white-collar workers lost their jobs between May and August amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) said.
White-collar workers include engineers, physicians, teachers, accountants and analysts, among others.
According to the CMIE website, during May-August 2019, white-collar employment peaked at 18.8 million.