Rising heat due to climate change could lead to the loss of 80 million jobs by 2030, with less-developed countries worst hit warns the International Labour Organisation in this new report. India is projected to lose 5.8 per cent of working hours in 2030. In absolute terms India, is expected to lose the equivalent of 34 million full-time jobs in 2030 as a result of heat stress.
Question raised in Lok Sabha on Deaths Due to Heatwaves, 25/06/2019. The data on deaths due to heatwave is not being maintained centrally by this Ministry. However, as per the information received from