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Washington (USA): American private-sector shed around 20.2 million jobs in April, the worst month on record, as per the report...

M Khattar said that the state government is focussing its attention on generating employment opportunities for the youth.

PM Modi said, Government has given a lot of emphasis on four sectors agriculture, infrastructure, textiles and technology in the budget to increase the employment generation.

In the Union Budget 2019-20 presented today, FM Nirmala Sitharaman laid out a 16-point action to set the agriculture sector up for better times. An allocation of Rs 2.83 lakh crore will be made for the agriculture sector, the FM announced. 

The government is widely expected to raise spending on infrastructure and cut some personal tax to spur consumer demand and investment.

In July last year, Sitharaman had said that the Modi government is not a "suitcase-carrying government", in an apparent jibe at the past dispensations.

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has slashed India's growth rate to 4.8 per cent for the current financial year. In October, the IMF had estimated the growth rate at 6.1 per cent.

The DMK passed resolutions to demand a permanent solution for water scarcity in the state, conducting local body elections immediately, finishing river linking projects. It also condemned the arrest of politicians in Jammu and Kashmir.

Captain Amarinder expressed his appreciation for the success of the job melas, which have so far seen 10.70 lakh placements/recruitments/self-employment opportunities.