"NoMo Jobs!" Rahul Gandhi wrote on Twitter adding, "The Fuhrer (a term used by Nazi Germany for its ruler Adolf Hitler) promised us 2 Cr jobs a year".
Dismissing the report, Kumar told mediapersons, " The government did not release the data (on jobs) as it is still being processed.
That report said the job losses were mainly due to demonetisation and rising working costs after the launch of a national sales tax in July 2017, which led to hundreds of thousands losing jobs in small businesses. I don't blame our opponents for blaming us on the issue of jobs, after all no one has an accurate data on jobs.
The report, revealed a day before the government's interim Budget, sets up a huge controversy just ahead of the 2019 general elections.
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"We have not released the report. Instead, the government kept citing job numbers based on EPFO's payroll data and the Mudra loans, which are not helpful", he said.
India's economy has been expanding by 7 percent plus annually - the fastest pace among major economies - bit uneven growth has meant that there are not enough new jobs to keep pace.
But another senior official, dealing with data, said the government was delaying the release of the survey as the findings were so dismal, and there were plans to incorporate data on persons added in the social security network that could help improve the overall picture.
Critics say PM Modi's push for raising the share of domestic manufacturing from 17 percent of GDP to about 25 percent has not taken off over the last four years.
Last year, the government had adopted a similar tone and completely disregarded a report of a sub-committee of the NSC headed by N.R. Bhanumurthy, a professor at the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, saying the methodology for calculation of the back-series had not been finalised. The party also called the report claiming unemployment at a very high level as "Fake News". The results of the job survey, as reported by the Business Standard, is in sync with another survey done by Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy, which stated that 11 million Indians lost their jobs in 2018, with rural India taking the worst hit reporting 84% of the job losses.