Under Rule 267 Congress MP Ranjeet Ranjan on Friday gave a Suspension of Business Notice in Rajya Sabha for a discussion on unemployment in the country. “India is a country with a maximum population of youth and 60 percent of people in the age group of workers are unemployed. In the age group of 20-24 years, 42 percent of people are unemployed. Unemployment is the highest in the last 45 years. As per data, unemployment is highest in a year at 8.3 percent. Also, it is mostly impacting the women population. The participation of women in the labor force has come down to 15 percent from 26 percent,” Ranjan wrote. Meanwhile, Rameswar Teli informed that the unemployment rate is on the decline in the country as per the Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) data.