Main Causes Of Unemployment In Kashmir

In 2011 jammu and kashmir had 6 lakh jobless youth. This number was increasing at an alarming rate.

Jammu and kashmir ranked first in North india in unemployment as per "Annual Employment & unemployment Survey".

In 2011 report a US based development agency "Mercy Corps" found that 48% kashmiri youth were Unemploymed.

Main causes of unemployment in kashmir are


▪Less opportunities than other States.

▪Underdevloped or No industrial Sector

▪Inefficient Govt.


▪Severe winters

▪Bad connectivity

▪Declining Art and crafts