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India could see over 3 crore job losses due to severe heatwave: World Bank
short by Pragya Swastik / on Wednesday, 7 December, 2022
India may account for 3.4 crore of projected 8 crore global job losses from heat stress-associated productivity decline by 2030, a World Bank report said. "Up to 75% of India's workforce, or 38 crore people, depend on heat-exposed labour, at times working in potentially life-threatening temperatures," it said. "India could experience heat waves that break human survivability limit," it added.
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