The farm economy deteriorated and small enterprises were hit badly in the last year.
Speaking to The Wire, Kumar also defends the Modi government’s handling of GST, and its record on employment and GDP growth.
According to the railways minister, the reduction in jobs just shows that more and more young people want to be entrepreneurs.
Middle-class youth who supported Modi and gave him legitimacy are now seriously doubting his economic policies. That doubt will soon turn into rage.
Labour minister Bandaru Dattatreya sidestepped questions on jobless economic growth and the impact of demonetisation after admitting to ‘jobless growth’.
Criticism of Modi’s Economic Policies Within the Sangh Parivar Can Be Both Stringent and Wide-Ranging
From genetically modified crops to job and employment policies, the Swadeshi Jagran Manch has vocally opposed the Modi government’s decisions.