News / 9 lakh jobs created in January, 76.48 lakh in last 17 months: EPFO payroll data

India Today : Mar 22, 2019, 06:22 PM
Net employment generation in the formal sector touched a 17-month high of 8.96 lakh in January, according to latest EPFO payroll data. 76.48 lakh new EPFO subscribers added between 2017 & 2019. Opposition has been attacking Modi govt for failure in creating jobs. The net EPFO enrolment in January 2019 stood at 8,96,516, which is the highest since September 2017. Members' data are linked to unique Aadhaar Identity.