There are companies that have benefited from India’s large informal job sector, most notably sharing economy firms. Photo: Reuters

India’s informal workforce has no money, more problems – despite Modi’s promises

  • A recent study found that 92 per cent of the country’s workforce are in the unorganised or informal sector, lacking benefits or fixed income
  • The sector isn’t just an election headache for Modi as India heads to the polls in May, it has a profound negative effect on the economy
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There are companies that have benefited from India’s large informal job sector, most notably sharing economy firms. Photo: Reuters
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