44% in Tirupur employed, TN town best for jobseekers
Hubs of `old economy’ industries like textiles re main engines of em ployment, according to a fresh release of Census 2011 data.
With 44% of its population reported as `main workers’ that is, regularly employed Tirupur in Tamil Nadu tops the employment table among 506 cities and towns. It is one o the biggest textile and hosiery centres of India. Others in the top five include Santipur in West Bengal, Erode and Raja palyam in Tamil Nadu, all tex tile manufacturing hubs.
The New Delhi area with its high proportion of government employees, and Bengaluru, a mix of old and new economy , are joint fourth with Mangalagiri in Andhra Pradesh, with 40% of their populations working regularly .
Six towns from Bihar and three from UP along with Anantnag in J&K lag at the bottom with less than 20% of their population categorised as regular workers.
dinathanthi newspaper 14/03/2016 : http://www.dinathanthiepaper.in/firstpage.aspx