Economic Crisis in India: Santosh Gangwar Claims No Shortage of Jobs in Any Sector, Blames North Indians for Lacking 'Quality' to be Hired

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New Delhi, September 15: Amid reports of massive job cuts due to the economic slowdown in India, Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Santosh K Gangwar on Sunday claimed that there is no shortage of jobs in the country. He opined that the reason for job cuts is due to the lack of quality, which hinders companies from hiring people from North India. Nirmala Sitharaman Considers Dr Manmohan Singh's Advice to Revive Indian Housing Sector! Here's How.

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Speaking at an event, Gangwar said, "Desh mein rozgaar ki kami nahi hai. Humare Uttar Bharat mein jo recruitment karne aate hain is baat ka sawaal karte hain ki jis padd (position) ke liye hum rakh rahe hain uski quality ka vyakti humein kum milta hai. (There is no shortage of jobs in India. People coming to North India for recruitment ask that the position for which they seek people, possess less quality."

Here's the ANI tweet:

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Earlier, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman blamed that the millennials and their mindset for the fall in the auto sector. While, MD of India Cements pointed out that the current crisis is due to the bad planning on behalf of the automakers, who continued to pile up their inventory inspite of seeing a slump that was coming. Auto Crisis in India Is Due to Bad Planning And Automakers Should Stop Acting as Cry Babies, Says N Srinivasan of India Cements

With situation blowing out of proportion, Sitharaman had announced a slew of measures to combat the economic crisis. However, the situation has not improved. Around 3.5 lakh people have lost their jobs in the auto sector in the last couple of months.