Delhi, and not Bengaluru, is the place to be for gig economy workers

Delhi, and not Bengaluru, is the place to be for gig economy workers

  • Bengaluru: Delhi has emerged as the top destination for migrant workers joining India's tech-enabled gig economy , pushing startup capital Bengaluru to a distant second spot.
  • The capital city added 560,600 people to its gig economy in the six months ended 31 March, an 88% jump from the 298,000 people it attracted in the first half of the last fiscal, data from human resource firm TeamLease Services shows.
  • Meanwhile, the number of migrant workers joining Bengaluru's gig economy rose a moderate 29% to around 252,300 in the second half from 194,400 in the previous six months.
  • R. Srinivasan, professor of strategy at the Indian Institute of Management, Bengaluru, said heightened migration and readily available job training at hyperlocal delivery companies had helped more migrant workers take up gig economy jobs .


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