Q. Which of the following factors can increase unemployment in India?
1. Low Labour mobility in India
2. Rush for government jobs
3. Increase in small scale industries
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: A

Causes of unemployment in India: 

  • The decline of Small Scale and Cottage Industries 
  • Low Labour mobility in India 
  • Rush for government jobs (This will lead to a situation where many remain unemployed due to students preparing for government jobs.) 
  • Lack of skills and education 

Read more: Periodic Labour Force Survey and Unemployment in India