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1.4 cr people joined workforce as on Jan 2012

India added nearly 1.4 crore people to the workforce as on January 2012, up 3 percent from the same month in 2010, official data showed Thursday.

‘Poorest of poor survive on Rs 17 a day in villages’

Poorest of poor in the country survive on barely Rs 17 per day in villages and Rs 23 a day in cities, as per the latest data released by the National Sample Survey Office Thursday.